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602

PROPERTY FROM AN EAST COAST COLLECTION

Allan Ramsay and Studio
PORTRAIT OF MISS LEIGHTON, THREE-QUARTER LENGTH, WEARING A WHITE SATIN DRESS AND BLUE SCARF
Estimate
5,0007,000
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602

PROPERTY FROM AN EAST COAST COLLECTION

Allan Ramsay and Studio
PORTRAIT OF MISS LEIGHTON, THREE-QUARTER LENGTH, WEARING A WHITE SATIN DRESS AND BLUE SCARF
Estimate
5,0007,000
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Details & Cataloguing

Fine Old Master & 19th Century European Art

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Allan Ramsay and Studio
EDINBURGH 1713 - 1784 DOVER
PORTRAIT OF MISS LEIGHTON, THREE-QUARTER LENGTH, WEARING A WHITE SATIN DRESS AND BLUE SCARF

Provenance

By family descent to the previous owner;
By whom sold, London, Sotheby's, 14 July 1999, lot 75 (as Allan Ramsay).

Exhibited

Manchester Manchester City Art Gallery, Exhibition of Works of Art from Private Collections in the North West and North Wales, 1960, no. 112 (lent by Sir Michael Leighton).

Literature

A. Smart, Allan Ramsay, A Complete Catalogue of His Paintings, New Haven and London 1999, p. 147, cat. no. 316a (as a largely autograph version).

Catalogue Note

Circa 1752-1753.

Though sold as Portrait of Lettice Leighton, daughter of Sir Edward Leighton, 1st Bt. of Wattlesborough, in 1999 (see Provenance), the identity of the subject in this portrait is uncertain. Other possibilities include Anne Leighton, her sister, or Renea Leighton, the wife of Francis Leighton.

Fine Old Master & 19th Century European Art

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New York