Sir Thomas Lawrence (Bristol 1769-1830 London) Portrait of a gentleman, thought to be Admiral Barrington, bust-length, in a blue coat
Lot 698
Sir Thomas Lawrence
(Bristol 1769-1830 London)
Portrait of a gentleman, thought to be Admiral Barrington, bust-length, in a blue coat
£500 - 700
US$ 840 - 1,200
Auction Details
Lot Details
Sir Thomas Lawrence (Bristol 1769-1830 London)
Portrait of a gentleman, thought to be Admiral Barrington, bust-length, in a blue coat
signed, dated and inscribed 'to be kept from the Damp & sun/and must not be shook/ T.Lawrence 1784' (on an old label attached to the backboard) pastel, oval
27.9 x 22.8cm (11 x 9in).

Footnotes

  • PROVENANCE:
    Sale, Sotheby's, London, 3 April 1996, lot 53 (as the Property of a Lady)

    Professor Kenneth Garlick made the suggestion that this might be a portrait of Admiral Barrington who Lawrence drew in pastel in 1784 when he inspected it prior to the sale at Sotheby's in April 1996.
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