ENGLISH SCHOOL, CIRCA 1670 | PORTRAIT OF A GENTLEMAN
ENGLISH SCHOOL, CIRCA 1670 | PORTRAIT OF A GENTLEMAN
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ENGLISH SCHOOL, CIRCA 1670 | PORTRAIT OF A GENTLEMAN

Estimate: 800 - 1,200 GBP

ENGLISH SCHOOL, CIRCA 1670 | PORTRAIT OF A GENTLEMAN

Estimate: 800 - 1,200 GBP

Lot Sold:875GBP

Lot Details

Description

ENGLISH SCHOOL, CIRCA 1670

PORTRAIT OF A GENTLEMAN


Watercolour and bodycolour on vellum, gilt-metal frame, tortoiseshell case with a hinged lid

68 by 58 mm.

Condition Report

Overall good, some loss of paint on breast plate of armour and a spot of retouching on shoulder shield and a further spot of re-touching on the bridge of the nose.


"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."

Saleroom Notice

Please note the following amendments to the printed catalogue This lot contains endangered species. Sotheby's recommends that buyers check with their own government regarding any importation requirements prior to placing a bid. For example, US regulations restrict or prohibit the import of certain items to protect wildlife conservation. Please note that Sotheby's will not assist buyers with the shipment of this lot to the US. A buyer's inability to export or import these lots cannot justify a delay in payment or sale cancellation.

Cataloguing

Provenance

With Dowdeswell & Dowdeswells, London;

E.J. Clark;

sale, London, Sotheby's, 26 November 1973, lot 103 (as Prince Rupert);

sale, London, Sotheby's, 13 July 1982, lot 106 (as a nobleman, called Prince Rupert)

Exhibited

Brussels, 1912, no. 1245

The Pohl-Ströher Collection of Portrait Miniatures, Part III
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