27th March 2021 9:30 GMT/BST

The Curious Collector

 
  Lot 74
 

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Circle of John Downman ARA (1750-1824) Portrait of gentleman, half length, in a grey coat with...

Circle of John Downman ARA (1750-1824) Portrait of gentleman, half length, in a grey coat with striped lining and white jabot, wearing a powdered wig Portrait of a lady, half length, wearing a white satin dress, trimmed with lace and a powdered wig Oil on canvas, 29cm & 28.5cm dia. (oval) respectively (2) Provenance: The Caroll Gallery, London (as John Opie); The collection of William Rockhill Nelson Gallery of art, Atkins Museum of Fine Arts, Kansas City Missouri (as John Opie); Christie's London, 9th February 1990, Lot 122 (as circle of John Downman); Wilkins and Wilkins, London (as French School); Christie's, The Duarte Pinto Coelho Collection, 20th July 2011, Lot 480 See illustration

Sold for £1,100
Estimated at £700 - £1,000


 

. Old relining. scattered retouching particularly noticible to edges of canvas and ladys neck and bust area. 3 large scratches and areas of paint los above ladies head. pin spots of paint loss.but in overall good condition. various labels verso. frames in good order.

Auction: The Curious Collector, 27th March 2021

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