British School, 18th Century Portrait of a gentleman, John Black, half length, wearing green jacket with brass buttons, and holding a marriage certificate, together with a companion portrait of his wife, Margaret Black (neé Gordon), wearing blue dress with pink shawl, a pair, 72 x 57.5cm and 75 x 60cm.

This lot has been removed from the website, please contact customer services for more information

Lot 302
British School
18th Century
Portrait of a gentleman, John Black, half length, wearing green jacket with brass buttons, and holding a marriage certificate, together with a companion portrait of his wife, Margaret Black (neé Gordon), wearing blue dress with pink shawl,
a pair, 72 x 57.5cm and 75 x 60cm.

Sold for £ 816 (US$ 1,088) inc. premium

Autumn sale

20 Sep 2008, 11:30 BST

Bath

British School, 18th Century
Portrait of a gentleman, John Black, half length, wearing green jacket with brass buttons, and holding a marriage certificate,
together with a companion portrait of his wife, Margaret Black (neé Gordon), wearing blue dress with pink shawl,
a pair,
oil on canvas,
72 x 57.5cm and 75 x 60cm.

Footnotes

  • John Black was a wine merchant. The presence of the marriage certificate in the portrait reputedly alludes to an incident in which his marriage to Margaret Gordon was contested.
British School, 18th Century Portrait of a gentleman, John Black, half length, wearing green jacket with brass buttons, and holding a marriage certificate, together with a companion portrait of his wife, Margaret Black (neé Gordon), wearing blue dress with pink shawl, a pair, 72 x 57.5cm and 75 x 60cm.
Auction information

This sale is now finished. If you are interested in consigning in future sales, please contact the specialist department. If you have queries about lots purchased in this sale, please contact customer services.

Buyers' Obligations

ALL BIDDERS MUST AGREE THAT THEY HAVE READ AND UNDERSTOOD BONHAMS' CONDITIONS OF SALE AND AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THEM, AND AGREE TO PAY THE BUYER'S PREMIUM AND ANY OTHER CHARGES MENTIONED IN THE NOTICE TO BIDDERS. THIS AFFECTS THE BIDDERS LEGAL RIGHTS.

If you have any complaints or questions about the Conditions of Sale, please contact your nearest customer services team.

Buyers' Premium and Charges

For all Sales categories, buyer's premium excluding Cars, Motorbikes, Wine, Whisky and Coin & Medal sales, will be as follows:

Buyer's Premium Rates
27.5% on the first £10,000 of the hammer price;
25% of the hammer price of amounts in excess of £10,000 up to and including £450,000;
20% of the hammer price of amounts in excess of £450,000 up to and including £4,500,000;
and 14.5% of the hammer price of any amounts in excess of £4,500,000.

VAT at the current rate of 20% will be added to the Buyer's Premium and charges excluding Artists Resale Right.

Payment Notices

For payment information please refer to the sale catalog.

Shipping Notices

For information and estimates on domestic and international shipping as well as export licenses please contact Bonhams Shipping Department.

App