JOHN TAYLOR | PORTRAIT OF A SERVANT OF THE LAWRENCE FAMILY
JOHN TAYLOR | PORTRAIT OF A SERVANT OF THE LAWRENCE FAMILY
JOHN TAYLOR | PORTRAIT OF A SERVANT OF THE LAWRENCE FAMILY
JOHN TAYLOR | PORTRAIT OF A SERVANT OF THE LAWRENCE FAMILY
JOHN TAYLOR | PORTRAIT OF A SERVANT OF THE LAWRENCE FAMILY
JOHN TAYLOR | PORTRAIT OF A SERVANT OF THE LAWRENCE FAMILY
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Property from the collection of the late Dr Erika Polh-Ströher (1919-2016)

JOHN TAYLOR | PORTRAIT OF A SERVANT OF THE LAWRENCE FAMILY

Estimate: 1,000 - 1,500 GBP

Property from the collection of the late Dr Erika Polh-Ströher (1919-2016)

JOHN TAYLOR | PORTRAIT OF A SERVANT OF THE LAWRENCE FAMILY

Estimate: 1,000 - 1,500 GBP

Lot sold:137,500GBP
(33 bids, reserve met)

Description

Property from the collection of the late Dr Erika Polh-Ströher (1919-2016)

JOHN TAYLOR

London 1739 - 1838

PORTRAIT OF A SERVANT OF THE LAWRENCE FAMILY


Pencil and grey wash on paper;

signed and dated lower left: Taylor / 1776; the mount inscribed lower centre, in a later hand: Servant

176 by 136 mm


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Condition Report

There are foxmarks and discolouration to parts of the sheet. The medium is strong and fresh. 


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Provenance

Sale, London, Sotheby's, 7 March 1983, lot 61;

where acquired by Dr Erika Polh-Ströher (1919-2016)

Literature

B. Hofstetter, Die Welt der Bildnisminiatur, Bern/Sulgen, 2008, p. 79, no. 84

Exhibited

Possibly, London, The Free Society, 1776, no. 122, 123 or 124

Catalogue Note

James Lawrence was a descendant of Henry Lawrence (1600–1664) the Puritan statesman.


This work belonged to the later Dr Erika Polh-Ströher, for further information on this fascinating collector please see lot 244. 

JOHN TAYLOR | PORTRAIT OF A SERVANT OF THE LAWRENCE FAMILY
Property from the collection of the late Dr Erika Polh-Ströher (1919-2016)
JOHN TAYLOR | PORTRAIT OF A SERVANT OF THE LAWRENCE FAMILY
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