English School, 18th Century Portrait of a gentleman, said to be Field Marshal Arnold Joost van Keppel, 1st Earl of Albemarle, KG., bust-length, in a blue coat, holding a letter
Lot 229
English School
18th Century
Portrait of a gentleman, said to be Field Marshal Arnold Joost van Keppel, 1st Earl of Albemarle, KG., bust-length, in a blue coat, holding a letter
Sold for £2,500 (US$ 3,883) inc. premium

Lot Details
English School, 18th Century
Portrait of a gentleman, said to be Field Marshal Arnold Joost van Keppel, 1st Earl of Albemarle, KG., bust-length, in a blue coat, holding a letter
oil on canvas
76.3 x 63.7cm (30 1/16 x 25 1/16in).
bears inscription 'to/the Queen/168*' (on the letter)

Footnotes

  • PROVENANCE
    Private Collection, South Africa
    Private Collection, UK

    Field Marshal Arnold Joost van Keppel (1669-1718) was a Dutch-born courtier who came to England as a page to William III in 1688. He was a particular friend of the King and returned to Holland on William's death to pursue a military career.
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