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Anglo-American School, 19th Century Portrait of Children of Lord Gosford.

Auction:
2431
Lot:
783
Sold for:
$948$800

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2431
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 01, 2008 3:00PM

Description:

Anglo-American School, 19th Century

Portrait of Children of Lord Gosford. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, 12 1/4 x 15 1/2 in., in a period molded giltwood frame. Condition: Canvas laid down, scattered retouch, small paint loss on shoulder of boy.

Provenance: Ex Washington County, Pennsylvania, Historical Society.

Note: By oral tradition this depicts the children of Lord Gosford, Archibald Acheson, 2nd Earl of Gosford (1776-1849) a British politician who was a Member of the House of Commons in Britain, and entered the House of Lords in 1811. In 1835 he became Lieutenant-Governor of Lower Canada.


Estimate $1,000-1,500

Keywords

Gosford, Anglo-American School, Historical Society, Ex Washington County, Pennsylvania, Archibald Acheson, Britain, House of Commons, House of Lords, Member,in Britain, politician , Lieutenant

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