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Attributed to John Wootton (British, 1686-1765) Portrait of His Majesty King George II of England

Auction:
2313
Lot:
390
Sold for:
$7,638$6,500

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2313
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
April 08, 2006 10:00AM

Description:

Attributed to John Wootton (British, 1686-1765)

Portrait of His Majesty King George II of England
Unsigned, identified on a presentation plaque affixed to the frame.
Oil on canvas, 49 1/2 x 39 1/2 in., framed.
Condition: Lined, retouch, craquelure.

Provenance: From the estate of a renowned philanthropist, equestrian and canine advocate.

N.B. Wootton is known first as a painter of equestrian and sporting scenes, however many of these works include members of royal and noble descent. Wootton painted George II on several occasions including in London's National Army Museum's King George II at the Battle of Dettingen.
Estimate $12,000-15,000

Keywords

John Wootton, George II, United Kingdom, equestrian and canine advocate , London's National Army Museum, National Army Museum, London, Equestrian statue

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