London, South Kensington
10 February 2000
William Royce, mid-19th Century
Portrait of Samuel Hare (1784-1867), quarter-length, in a black coat and white stock
oil on canvas
24 x 19 in. (60.8 x 48.3 cm.)
with a preparatory sketch by the same artist.
two in the lot (2)
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Samuel Hare F.R.C.S, here aged 59, was born in Leeds and moved to Langham Place, London.
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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