5 - 6 June 2002
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Circle of Cornelis Janssens van Ceulen (London 1593-1661 Utrecht)
Portrait of Robert Stephens of Eastington (1622-1675)
oil on canvas, unlined
30 x 25 in. (76.3 x 63.5 cm.)
inscribed 'Rt. Stevens Aetatis 19' (on the reverse of the original canvas)
Collection of Arthur Cave, Rossbrin Manor, West Carberry, co. Cork.
Cave sale, Christie's, London, 30 July 1888, lot 382.
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Robert Stephens (Stevens) of Eastington, Gloucestershire fought alongside his father and brother for Parliament in the Civil War. He went on to become a successful Barrister and was appointed a Master of the Bench for the Middle Temple in 1667.
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