Sale 09CN02 | Lot 19

Manner of James Northcote Portrait of a Gentleman in a Red Jacket, said to be Baron Forbes of Forbes

Catalogue: Important English & Continental Sale
Manner of James Northcote Portrait of a Gentleman in a Red Jacket, said to be Baron Forbes of Forbes

Lot Details

Lot 19
Manner of James Northcote Portrait of a Gentleman in a Red Jacket, said to be Baron Forbes of Forbes
Portrait of a Gentleman in a Red Jacket, said to be Baron Forbes of Forbes
Oil on canvas
29 x 25 1/2 inches (73.7 x 64.8 cm)

Provenance:
Scott & Fowles, New York, no. 618

It has also been suggested that the present work is a copy after a painting by Joshua Reynolds of Colonel Thomas Hay.

Estimate: $800 - $1,200
Sold for $875 (includes buyer's premium)

Additional Notes & Condition Report

Frame rubbing. Very dense masking varnish, though some areas of inpainting are visible in raking light (including a 1'' spot at upper right, in the lips, left eye, the cravat. There is also a 2 x 2'' patch on the reverse at lower left). Scattered craquelure throughout.


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Estimate: $800 - $1,200
Sold for $875 (includes buyer's premium)

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Important English & Continental Sale

Wed, May 06, 2009 at 10am EDT
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