16 - 17 December 2009,
Price realised USD 2,500
USD 2,000 - USD 3,000
Sir Martin Archer Shee (Irish, 1769-1850)
Portrait of an officer, identified as Lieutenant-General St. Leger, in uniform
oil on canvas
30 x 25 in. (76.2 x 63.5 cm.)
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William G. Irwin.
with John Levy Galleries, New York.
PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF J. IRWIN AND XENIA S. MILLER
California Legion of Honor, early 1930's.
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