Sir Thomas Lawrence P.R.A. (Bristol 1769-1830 London) Portrait of The Hon. George Fane (1819-1848), later Lord Burghersh, when a boy 34.5cm (13 9/16 in) diameter
Lot 21
Sir Thomas Lawrence P.R.A.
(Bristol 1769-1830 London)
Portrait of The Hon. George Fane (1819-1848), later Lord Burghersh, when a boy 34.5cm (13 9/16 in) diameter
Sold for £50,000 (US$ 84,378) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
Sir Thomas Lawrence P.R.A. (Bristol 1769-1830 London)
Portrait of The Hon. George Fane (1819-1848), later Lord Burghersh, when a boy
oil on canvas, tondo
34.5cm (13 9/16 in) diameter

Footnotes

  • PROVENANCE
    By descent from the sitter to his nephew, Anthony Fane, 13th Earl of Westmorland, Apethorpe Hall, Northamptonshire, by whom sold, Christie's, London, 2 June 1892, lot 118
    James Price, Barcombe, Paignton, Devon, sold by his executors, Christie's, London, 15 June 1895, lot 53, bt. Agnew for £225
    James Prendergast, 1907
    Sale, Sotheby's, London, 13 June 2002, lot 14, where purchased by the present owner

    EXHIBITED
    British Institution, 1833, no. 15

    LITERATURE
    Lord R. Sutherland Gower, Sir Thomas Lawrence, London, 1900, p. 127
    Sir W. Armstrong, Lawrence, New York, 1913, p. 131
    K. Garlick, Sir Thomas Lawrence, London, 1954, p. 36
    K. Garlick, 'A Catalogue of the Paintings, Drawings and Pastels of Sir Thomas Lawrence', Walpole Society, 1964, vol. XXXIX, p. 78
    K. Garlick, Sir Thomas Lawrence, Oxford, 1989, p. 187, no. 291

    George Fane was the eldest son of John Fane, eleventh Earl of Westmorland, and Lady Priscilla Anne Wellesley-Pole, daughter of the third Earl of Mornington, whose uncles were to become Marquess Wellesley and the Duke of Wellington. George succeeded to the courtesy title of Lord Berghersh in 1841 when his father succeeded to the Earldom of Westmorland. However, he predeceased his father, who was succeeded by his fourth son, Francis William Henry, in 1859.
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