English School

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Lot 38
English School
19th Century
Portrait of Erasmus Darwin, Father of Charles Darwin, Holding a Volume of Animal Biology
Oil on canvas
30 x 25 1/4 inches (76.2 x 64.2 cm)
This painting has been traditionally attributed to Sir William Beechey.

Estimate: $1,000 - $2,000
Sold for $1,625 (includes buyer's premium)

Additional Notes & Condition Report

Glue relined. Paint flaking along upper margin; also on the sitter's lapel and on the book; severla long scuff marks on the surface

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Estimate: $1,000 - $2,000
Sold for $1,625 (includes buyer's premium)

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Important English & Continental Furniture / Old Master Paintings

Wed, May 19, 2010 at 10am EDT
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