Sale 18CN02 | Lot 25

Attributed to Sir Godfrey Kneller

Catalogue: English & Continental Furniture / Old Masters

Lot Details

Lot 25
Attributed to Sir Godfrey Kneller
Portrait of Elizabeth Villiers, Countess of Orkney (1657-1733)
Inscribed with the name of the sitter and dated 1696 (ll); also inscribed Mis [sic] Elizabeth Villers [sic]/3rd sister to Edward Earl of Jersey 1696/She married Lord George Hamilton Earl of/Orkney/G. Kneller/pinxit on the reverse
Oil on canvas
49 1/2 x 39 3/4 inches (125.7 x 101 cm)


C Property of a Private New Jersey Collector

Estimate: $3,000 - $6,000
Sold for $5,937 (includes buyer's premium)

Additional Notes & Condition Report

Glue relined. Large area of repair (5 x 6 inches) in the background at the upper right margin. Inpainted cracks on the sitter's forehead, below her left eye. on her right shoulder and chest. Repaired horizontal tear (1 1/2-inch long) on her lower arm, near the sleeve. Some shadows and contours reincorced; cleavage enhanced. Some scrapes in the lower left quadrant.


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Estimate: $3,000 - $6,000
Sold for $5,937 (includes buyer's premium)

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English & Continental Furniture / Old Masters

Wed, May 23, 2018 at 10am EDT
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