French School, early 18th century
Portrait of a young nobleman, half length, in armour and a pink sash
oil on canvas
71 x 59cm
From The Principal Contents of an East Anglian Estate.
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Sold for £750
Oil on canvas which has been lined. The painting has suffered from old damages and losses to the paint layer which have been repaired but are evident in the surface texture; notably at the upper right corner. Extensive retouching covering losses and reinforcing areas of the composition. Some of the retouchings are now matte compared to the surrounding areas. The varnish is yellowed and slightly uneven. There are minor losses to the gilding on the frame but overall it is in a good condition.
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Auction: Fine Interiors - Two Day Sale - Live Online, Wed, 23rd Sep 2020
Sworders’ September Fine Interiors Sale comprises over eight hundred lots of furniture, paintings, works of art and silver, to include the Principal Contents of an East-Anglian Country Estate, the Trevor Barton Collection of Pipes, and an assortment of fine French furniture, objets d’art and clocks. Be sure to follow Sworders Fine Interiors on Instagram for sneak previews, highlights and interior design inspiration!
VIEWING BY APPOINTMENT
Due to current social distancing restrictions, we will be offering viewing by appointment only.
One hour time slots will be available from:
Friday 18 September, 9am - 5pm
Saturday 19 September, 10am - 4pm
Sunday 20 September, 10am - 4pm
Monday 21 September, 9am - 5pm
Removal of Lots
All lots should be removed by 5pm on Friday 2 October 2020.
Furniture and carpet lots remaining after this date will be removed to: Perry Removals, Chapel End, Broxted, Essex CM6 2BW. Removal will be at a cost of £20 +VAT per lot and storage will be charged at £2 +VAT per lot, per day.
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