5 - 6 June 2002
This Lot has no reserve
After Sir Godfrey Kneller
Portrait of Joseph Addison (1672-1719), three-quarter-length, in a blue coat; Portrait of Sir Richard Steele (1672-1729), three-quarter-length, in a red coat
oil on copper
10 x 8 in. (25.4 x 22 cm.) (2)
Anon. Sale, Sotheby Parke Bernet, New York, 3 March 1951, lot 458 as 'British School, 18th Century'.
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These two portraits are small versions of the Kit-Cat Club portraits by Kneller painted of the sitters, with exception of Addison's portrait which is painted in reverse.
This lot has no reserve.
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