10 May 2006
This lot is offered without a reserve
ENGLISH SCHOOL, 17TH CENTURY
PORTRAIT OF SIR CHARLES GAUDY, HALF-LENGTH
With indistinct inscription and date '.../1641/Sr Charles Gaudy' (lower left)
10¼ x 7¾ in. (26 x 19.7 cm.)
Bryan Hall and his father, the Reverend William Hall, Vicar of Barton Turf and Smallburgh, The Old Rectory, Banningham, Norfolk.
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The indistinct inscription has alternatively been interpreted as Sir Charles Gawdy; an amateur artist by the name of Gawdy is recorded in the 17th century.
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