5 February 2003
This lot is offered without a reserve
James Northcote, R.A. (Plymouth 1746-1831 London)
Portrait of a lady, half-length, in a white dress holding a book, before a red curtain
signed, dated and inscribed 'J. Northcote./pinx. 1816.' (lower right)
oil on canvas
30 x 24¾ in. (76.2 x 62.9 cm.)
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An old label on the reverse of the canvas identifies the sitter as Marie Louise, Archduchess of Austria.
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