14 - 15 February 2001
Cicle of John Downman, R.A. (Devon 1750-1824 Wrexham)
Portrait of an officer, small half-length, in a red coat with a white stock and jabot
oil on canvas laid down on panel, oval
77/8 x 6½ in. (20 x 17.2 cm.)
Comte Philippe de la Rochefoucould, Château de Beaumont, near Montmirail; Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, 16 May 1952, lot 39.
The Benjamin Sonnenberg Collection; Sotheby's Parke-Bernet, New York, 5 June 1979, lot 116.
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