British School

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Lot 32
British School
18th Century
Portrait of Alexander Montgomerie, Ninth Earl of Eglinton
Inscribed Alexre. Earl of Eglintoun [sic]/father of La Euphemia/Montgomerie wife to/George Lockhart of/Carnwath (cl)
Oil on canvas
Oval, 29 3/4 x 25 inches (75.5 x 63.5 cm)

Alexander Montgomerie, Earl of Eglinton, fought with the Scottish parliamentarians in the English Civil War and later took part in negotiating the restoration of the the Stewart monarchy. His daughter, Lady Euphemia Montgomerie, was married to the Jacobite writer, politician and spy, George Lockhart of Carnwath.

Estimate: $1,000 - $2,000
Sold for $3,750 (includes buyer's premium)

Additional Notes & Condition Report

Glue relined. Nothing showing under UV light. No apparent restoration.

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Estimate: $1,000 - $2,000
Sold for $3,750 (includes buyer's premium)

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Important English & Continental Furniture / Old Master Paintings

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