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Thomas Forster
PORTRAIT OF A GENTLEMAN, POSSIBLY SIR BENJAMIN HUDSON, BT. (B. CIRCA 1665)
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Thomas Forster
PORTRAIT OF A GENTLEMAN, POSSIBLY SIR BENJAMIN HUDSON, BT. (B. CIRCA 1665)
Estimation
1 5002 000
Lot. Vendu 5,625 GBP (Prix d’adjudication avec commission acheteur)
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Thomas Forster
1667 - 1747
PORTRAIT OF A GENTLEMAN, POSSIBLY SIR BENJAMIN HUDSON, BT. (B. CIRCA 1665)
Plumbago on vellum, turned wood frame;
signed centre right: TForster / delin / 1700
107 by 80 mm
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Provenance

Sale, London, Bonham's Knightsbridge, 12 July 1993, lot 217,
from where acquired by the present owner

Description

Although almost no details are known of his life, Thomas Forster was undoubtedly one of the finest British draughtsmen of the late 17th and early 18th centuries. He worked for a distinguished clientele, making portraits in plumbago, which are full of elegance and character.

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