Lot Details

Lot 22
English School
17th Century
Portrait of Sir Richard Bolton, Lord Chancellor of Ireland
Inscribed Riccardus Bolton Equne/Cancellarius Hib: and dated 1639 on a banderole (ur)
Oil on canvas
23 1/4 x 18 inches (59 x 45.7 cm)
Sir Richard Bolton (1570?-1648) was a lawyer from Staffordshire who, early in the reign of James I, pursued a political career in Ireland. He was appointed Lord Chancellor of Ireland in 1639, the year this portrait was painted.


Estimate: $800 - $1,200
Sold for $1,750 (includes buyer's premium)

Additional Notes & Condition Report

Glue relining, now separating from the original canvas. Canvas bucking; some losses along upper margin. Areas of restoration throughout.


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Estimate: $800 - $1,200
Sold for $1,750 (includes buyer's premium)

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