01-07-2011 01-08-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2532B Boston
January 7, 2011 6:00PMCalender
510

Circle of John Hoppner, R.A. (British, 1758-1810) Portrait of Lady Mackintosh

 
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2532B Location: Boston Date / Time: January 08, 2011 10:00AM

Description:

Circle of John Hoppner, R.A. (British, 1758-1810)

Portrait of Lady Mackintosh
Unsigned, with a canvas stencil from Winsor & Newton, London,
on the reverse and a similar incised stamp from Winsor & Newton on the stretcher.
Oil on canvas, 30 x 25 in. (76.2 x 63.5 cm), framed.
Condition: Surface grime, subtle canvas rippling, mild craquelure, stretcher marks.

Provenance: By direct descent through five generations of the Wedgwood family.

N.B. A typed history of the provenance of the portrait accompanies the lot.
Estimate $4,000-6,000

Keywords

James Mackintosh, London, John Hoppner, Bombay, Catherine (Kitty) Allen, distinguished Whig politician , historian, and author, United Kingdom, Frances