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THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN

Circle of Diego Rodríguez de Silva y Velásquez
PORTRAIT OF A SPANISH NOBLEMAN, THREE-QUARTER LENGTH, HOLDING A LETTER AND A HAT, A SWORD BY HIS SIDE
Estimate
8,00012,000
LOT SOLD. 31,250 GBP
JUMP TO LOT
165

THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN

Circle of Diego Rodríguez de Silva y Velásquez
PORTRAIT OF A SPANISH NOBLEMAN, THREE-QUARTER LENGTH, HOLDING A LETTER AND A HAT, A SWORD BY HIS SIDE
Estimate
8,00012,000
LOT SOLD. 31,250 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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Circle of Diego Rodríguez de Silva y Velásquez
PORTRAIT OF A SPANISH NOBLEMAN, THREE-QUARTER LENGTH, HOLDING A LETTER AND A HAT, A SWORD BY HIS SIDE

Provenance

Joseph Neeld (1789–1856), Grittleton Manor, Chippenham, Wiltshire;

By descent to his brother Sir John Neeld, 1st. Bt. (1805-1891);

Thence by descent to Sir Audley Dallas Neeld, 3rd Bt. (1849-1941);

Until sold by order of his Executors, London, Christie's, 13 July 1945, lot unspecified, for 2,800 guineas (as Velásquez according to an old newpaper clipping);

English private collection;

Thence by descent to the present owner.

Exhibited

London, Royal Academy of Arts, 1878, no. 130 (as Velásquez).

Literature

G.F. Waagen. Treasures of Art in Great Britain, London 1854, vol. II, 245 (where listed but not attributed).

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