English School

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Lot 21
English School
17th Century
Portrait of Alice, Countess of Drogheda (1625-1696)
Inscribed Alice Countesse of/Drogheda 5th Daughter/to William Ld. Spencer (ur)
Oil on canvas laid to board
48 1/4 x 40 inches (122.5 x 101.7 cm)
Property of a Florida estate
This is a version of a known portrait by the Dutch artist Willem (William) Wissing (1656-1687), a distinguished student and assistant of Sir Peter Lely.

C Property from the Estate of a Miami Collector

Estimate: $800 - $1,200
Sold for $7,560 (includes buyer's premium)

Additional Notes & Condition Report

Laid to board. Scattered old restoration on the sitter's face, neck, and chest. Two large repaired holes in the background to the right of the sitter; and a third hole filled in with gesso in preparation for restoration (cr). Other filled-in losses along the lower edge. Shadows on the sitter's clothing reinforced. Surface scrapes.

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Estimate: $800 - $1,200
Sold for $7,560 (includes buyer's premium)

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