JOHN HOSKINS | PORTRAIT OF A LADY, TRADITIONALLY IDENTIFIED AS LADY ANNE FANSHAWE (1625-1680)
JOHN HOSKINS | PORTRAIT OF A LADY, TRADITIONALLY IDENTIFIED AS LADY ANNE FANSHAWE (1625-1680)
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JOHN HOSKINS | PORTRAIT OF A LADY, TRADITIONALLY IDENTIFIED AS LADY ANNE FANSHAWE (1625-1680)

Estimate: 8,000 - 12,000 GBP

JOHN HOSKINS | PORTRAIT OF A LADY, TRADITIONALLY IDENTIFIED AS LADY ANNE FANSHAWE (1625-1680)

Estimate: 8,000 - 12,000 GBP

Lot Sold:21,250GBP

Lot Details

Description

JOHN HOSKINS

Wells, Somerset ? c. 1590 - 1665 London

PORTRAIT OF A LADY, TRADITIONALLY IDENTIFIED AS LADY ANNE FANSHAWE (1625-1680)


Watercolour and bodycolour, heightened with gold and silver on vellum, mounted on a playing card, gilt-metal frame;

signed with the artist's initials and dated: 1657 / IH.

65 by 54 mm.

Condition Report

There is a small loss of paint below her true right eye, otherwise surface generally good. Silver detailing of the embroidery has oxidised to black - as is to be expected. There is a tiny fleck on her forehead.


"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."

Cataloguing

Provenance

Samuel Addington (d. 1886);

C.H.T. Hawkins, London;

sale, London, Christie's, 13 May 1904, lot 893;

Edward M. Hodgkins, London;

with Duveen Brothers, London, by 1912;

Baron Hans Reitzes von Marienwert (d. 1935), Vienna, by 1924;

Greta Shield Heckett (d. 1976), Pitssburgh, PA;

her executor's sale, London, Sotheby's, 11 July 1977, lot 157;

sale, London, Sotheby's, 7 March 1983, lot 28

Exhibited

Brussels, 1912, no. 212 (lent by Duveen Brothers);

Vienna, 1924, no. 457 (lent by Hans Freiherr Reitzes von Marienwert);

Pittsburgh, 1954, no. 31, pl. XII

Literature

Foster, 1914-1916, supplementary volume, p. 130, no. 73, p. 181;

Schidlof, 1964, vol. I, p. 389;

Sotheby Parke Bernet, 1977, p. 274 illust.

The Pohl-Ströher Collection of Portrait Miniatures, Part III
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