SIR FRANCIS GRANT, P.R.A. | Portrait of a lady on horseback, possibly a study of Queen Victoria
SIR FRANCIS GRANT, P.R.A. | Portrait of a lady on horseback, possibly a study of Queen Victoria
SIR FRANCIS GRANT, P.R.A. | Portrait of a lady on horseback, possibly a study of Queen Victoria
SIR FRANCIS GRANT, P.R.A. | Portrait of a lady on horseback, possibly a study of Queen Victoria
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SIR FRANCIS GRANT, P.R.A. | Portrait of a lady on horseback, possibly a study of Queen Victoria

Estimate: 1,000 - 1,500 GBP

SIR FRANCIS GRANT, P.R.A. | Portrait of a lady on horseback, possibly a study of Queen Victoria

Estimate: 1,000 - 1,500 GBP

Lot Sold:750GBP

Lot Details

Description

SIR FRANCIS GRANT, P.R.A.

Edinburgh 1803 - 1878 Melton Mowbray

Portrait of a lady on horseback, possibly a study of Queen Victoria


Pen and brown ink on watermarked laid paper

230 by 183 mm (drawing)

380 by 319 mm (mount)


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Condition Report

This work is very well preserved. On close inspection the sheet has very minor creases and surface dirt. The work in not laid down, but attached to a high-quality mount at the four corners. The work is sold unframed.


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Cataloguing

Provenance

By descent in the family of the artist

Catalogue Note

This lively drawing may depict the fabled British monarch, who sat for Grant in both 1845 (Queen Victoria on Horseback - Royal Collection) and 1850 (Queen Victoria reviewing her troops (Army and Navy Club, London)). 


In 1866 Grant was appointed President of the Royal Academy and was knighted that same year.

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