8 June 2006
Charles Jervas (c.1675-1739)
Portrait of Sir Edward Bacon, three-quarter-length, in a maroon coat, with a walking stick in his right hand, by a column, in a landscape, a classical building beyond
50 x 40½ in. (127 x 103 cm.)
In a contemporary frame with flowered and acanthus-scrolled ribbon guilloche pattern on a punched ground
Miss Trevelen, Alborough, The Heath, Fakenham.
Bryan Hall, Banningham Rectory, Norfolk.
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Offered to benefit a new scholarship initiative from Bennington College, this work distils the unique form of abstraction for which the artist would become famous
Ahead of the sale of portraits of four different muses, we focus on the women the artist came to depend on so passionately