Philip de László (Hungarian, 1869-1937) Portrait of Mrs. Frederick L. Pratt, neé Miss Jeannie Williams 52 1/2 x 37in (133.5 x 94cm)
Lot 141
Philip de László (Hungarian, 1869-1937) A portrait of Mrs. Frederick L. Pratt, neé Miss Jeannie Williams 52 1/2 x 37in (133.5 x 94cm)
US$ 15,000 - 25,000
£8,900 - 15,000
Lot Details
Philip de László (Hungarian, 1869-1937)
A portrait of Mrs. Frederick L. Pratt, neé Miss Jeannie Williams
signed 'de László' and dated 'London 1928' (lower right)
oil on canvas
52 1/2 x 37in (133.5 x 94cm)

Footnotes

  • PROVENANCE:
    Mrs. Frederick L. Pratt (on commission);
    Thence by family descent.

    LITERATURE:
    Sitter's Book, vol. II, f. 62: Jeannie Williams Pratt, June 17, 1929
    N.P.G. Album, 1927-1928, p. 19, labeled Mrs. Pratt

    De László executed another portrait of the sitter in 1929, which remains in the family's possession. A preparatory drawing for the portrait of Mrs. Pratt with her Pekinese remained in the artist's possession until his death.

    De László had previously painted the sitter's sister-in-law, Mrs. Robert Livingston Fryer, in 1923 (lot 140). Other members of the Fryer family were also painted by de László, including the sitter's nephew, Mr. Livingston Fryer and his wife.
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