London, South Kensington
5 September 2007
English School, 19th Century
Portrait of Edward, 1st Baron North of Kirtling, bust-length, in a black coat and fur mantle, and a black hat, in a feigned oval
inscribed 'Ld. Edward. North. Anno. 1553.' (upper left)
oil on canvas
19 x 16 in. (48.3 x 40.7 cm.)
Wroxton Abbey, 1884.
The Trustees of the North Settled Estates; Christie's, London, 19 March 1948, lot 3, as 'English School' with another portrait (9 guineas to Brayan).
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After the portrait by an unknown artist, engraved by H. Meyer, published 1817, and engraved by J. Thomson, published 1825.
An old insciption on the stretcher records that this picture was brought back from Wroxton Abbey in August, 1884.
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