** Heatley Portrait of John Clayton, three-quarter length, in a blue coat and red waistcoat, standing beside a spaniel in a landscape in original carved and giltwood frame
Lot 76W
** Heatley Portrait of John Clayton, three-quarter-length,
Sold for £21,250 (US$ 33,252) inc. premium

Lot Details
** Heatley
Portrait of John Clayton, three-quarter-length, in a blue coat and red waistcoat, standing beside a fox hound in a landscape
bears inscription 'John Clayton Esq.r/ Married Eliz: Goodwin/ Daughter of the Rev.d/ Dr. Goodwin./ Heatley Pinxt.' (lower left)
oil on canvas
127 x 102cm (50 x 40 3/16in).

Footnotes

  • PROVENANCE:
    The Collection of Sir Philip and Lady Haldin, Lympne Place, Lympne, Kent, circa 1920-1958, and thence by descent to the present owner

    It is possible the painter of this portrait can be identified with Edward Haytley, who, according to Ellis Waterhouse 'painted portraits on the scale of life' and spelt his name 'Heatley' as well as 'Haytley' (see: E. Waterhouse, The Dictionary of British 18th Century Painters in Oils and Crayons (Suffolk, 1981), p. 166).

Saleroom notices

  • Please note that the provenance for the present lot should read: PROVENANCE: The sitter and thence by descent to the present owner
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