Notable Sales

Institutions and collectors who have acquired paintings and works of art include:

Heeresgeschichtliches Museum, Vienna; Bibliothèque Nationale de France, Paris; Parliamentary Art Collection, London; Garrick Club, London; East India Club, London; St.Paul’s School, London; Westminster School, London; Oxford University; Cambridge University; Yale University; Raby Castle, England; Fine Arts College Hampstead, London. Curators & Directors of the following: Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge; Tate Britain, London; National Portrait Gallery, London; Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; Courtauld Institute of Art, London; Sir John Soane’s Museum, London; Toledo Museum of Art, Ohio; Spitalfields Trust, London; The American Museum in Britain; English Heritage; The National Trust; United States Embassy, London.

Robert Nanteuil (1623-1678) - Louis XIV (1638-1715)

Robert Nanteuil (1623-1678)
Louis XIV (1638-1715)

Pastel on paper; 20.5 by 16.5 ins; 52 x 42 cm
Provenance: King Umberto II of Italy, Castello di Racconigi, Turin; by descent to HRH Princess Maria Beatrice of Savoy

Research undertaken revealed the correct attribution of both artist and sitter and the work was acquired by the Bibliothèque Nationale de France, Paris


Austrian School, c.1704 - Count Claude Florimond de Mercy (1666-1734)

Austrian School, c.1704
Count Claude Florimond de Mercy (1666-1734)

Oil on canvas; 36 by 29 ½ ins; 91 x 75 cm
Provenance: Schloss Milkel, Saxony, Germany

Research undertaken revealed the identity of the sitter and the work was acquired by the Heeresgeschichtliches Museum, Vienna


John Weesop (fl.1640s- c.1653)
Thomas, 2nd Baron Jermyn (1633-1703)

Oil on panel; 15 ½ by 12 ¼ ins; 39 x 31 cm
Provenance: The Jermyn family, Rushbrooke Hall, Suffolk; Oakes family, Nowton Court, Suffolk

Research and cleaning undertaken revealed the identity of both artist and sitter and the work was acquired by a relative of the Jermyn family


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George Henry Harlow (1787-1819)
Catherine Stephens, (1794-1882)
Actress and Countess of Essex

Oil on canvas; 30 by 25 in; 76 x 63.5 cm

Discovered in a deceased’s estate, cleaning and research revealed both artist and sitter and the portrait was acquired by the Garrick Club, London