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School of Sir Thomas Lawrence (English, 1769-1830) Two Bust Length Portraits of an Aristocratic Lady and Gentleman

Auction:
2850B
Lot:
533
Sold for:
$800$650

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2850B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 10, 2015 10:00AM

Description:

School of Sir Thomas Lawrence (English, 1769-1830)

Two Bust Length Portraits of an Aristocratic Lady and Gentleman
Unsigned, Gentleman with a label from Roberson & Miller, London, on the reverse.
Oil on canvas, 9 3/4 x 7 5/8 in. (24.7 x 19.3 cm), in matching period frames.
Condition: Minor surface grime, woman has abrasions.

N.B. The portraits depict a seated gentleman in profile wearing a red jacket and cape with fur collar, with his arm resting on a book, and a lady in profile wearing a classical garment and gold crown. Roberson & Miller artist suppliers were in business from 1828 to 1839. (1)

1. http://www.npg.org.uk/research/programmes/directory-of-suppliers/r.php accessed 8/12/2105.
Estimate $800-1,200


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Thomas Lawrence, London

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