26 January 2012
PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF DR. AND MRS. FRANCIS D. FOWLER
Gilbert Stuart (North Kingstown, Rhode Island 1755-1828 Boston)
Portrait of General Richard Grenville, bust-length, in red coat, in a painted oval
with inscription 'General R. Grenville 1745-1823' (lower left)
oil on canvas
30 x 24 7/8 in. (76.2 x 63.2 cm.)
Captain Richard Neville, Butleigh Court, Glastonbury; Christie's, London, 5 April 1946 lot 58 (380 gns. to Polak).
with Leggatt Brothers, London, 1953, where purchased by
Daniel H. Farr.
Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, London, 24 November 1965, lot 74 (£1400 to J. Maas).
with Sears, Roebuck and Co., Chicago, 1966, from whom purchased by the present owners.
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