RICHARD GIBSON | PORTRAIT OF A CHILD, CIRCA 1670
RICHARD GIBSON | PORTRAIT OF A CHILD, CIRCA 1670
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RICHARD GIBSON | PORTRAIT OF A CHILD, CIRCA 1670

Estimate: 2,000 - 3,000 GBP

RICHARD GIBSON | PORTRAIT OF A CHILD, CIRCA 1670

Estimate: 2,000 - 3,000 GBP

Lot Sold:2,250GBP

Lot Details

Description

RICHARD GIBSON

Cumberland ? 1615 - 1690 London

PORTRAIT OF A CHILD, CIRCA 1670


Watercolour and bodycolour on vellum, gilt-metal frame

49 by 40 mm.

Condition Report

The skin tones have faded resulting in loss in definition of facial features. Very small grime highlight at 5 o'clock margin.


"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

Possibly Sarah Churchill, Duchess of Marlborough (1660-1744);

by family descent to the Earls Spencer, Althorp;

sale, London, Sotheby's, 24 November 1983, lot 382

Exhibited

London, 1889, p. 94, case XXXII, no. 73 (lent by Earl Spencer);

London, 1974, no. 185 (lent by Earl Spencer)

The Pohl-Ströher Collection of Portrait Miniatures, Part III
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