05-11-2018 05-11-2018
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
3100B Boston
May 11, 2018 10:00 AMCalender
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Attributed to Sir William Beechey (British, 1753-1839) H.R.H. The Duke of Gloucester

$2,337$1,900
Auction: American & European Works of Art - 3100B Location: Boston Date / Time: May 11, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Attributed to Sir William Beechey (British, 1753-1839)

H.R.H. The Duke of Gloucester
Unsigned, identified on a presentation plaque.
Oil on canvas, 29 3/4 x 24 3/4 in. (75.7 x 63.0 cm), framed.
Condition: Lined, scattered abrasions, craquelure, varnish discoloration.

N.B. The work at hand is closely related to Sir William Beechy's 1804 portrait of William Henry (Hanover), First Duke of Gloucester, grandson of King George II and younger brother of King George III.
Estimate $2,000-3,000


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Keywords

George II, George III, William Beechy, William Henry (Hanover), Duke, Gloucester