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Thomas Lawrence (British, 1769-1830) Lady Sefton

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American & European Works of Art - 3029B
Date / Time :
September 27, 2017 4:00PM


Thomas Lawrence (British, 1769-1830)

Lady Sefton
Unsigned, identified in an inscription on the reverse, on a handwritten label affixed to the frame backing, and on a presentation plaque.
Pencil and watercolor on paper, sight size 10 3/4 x 9 5/8 in. (27.4 x 24.5 cm), framed.
Condition: Handling creases, toning, fox marks, soiling, minor losses and wear to the edges of the sheet, hinged along left edge to back mat, brown paper tape to top edge of the reverse from a former mounting.

Provenance: Collection of Bellingham Smith, Esq., Collection of Jules Bache, New York, Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc., New York, Old Masters, including Raphael's Peruzzi Madonna, a Notable Frans Hals, and British XVIII Century Portraits, as Lot 49, March 2, 1950, to Carol J. Ferranti, through to the estate of Carol J. Ferranti.

N.B. A photocopy of the Parke-Bernet catalog page accompanies the lot.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

Handling creases primarily to the corners. Largest handling crease is u.r. consisting of a curved crease about 3 inches in length, with a nearby smaller crease, curving in the opposite direction measuring about 1-1/2 inches.

The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.


Bernet Galleries, Inc., Bellingham Smith, Thomas Lawrence, Jules Bache, Carol J. Ferranti, Madonna, Business, Economy, Economy of the United Kingdom, Ferranti, Guilder, One cent coin