Lot 45

Antique Portrait Painting Manner of George Romney

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Antique Portrait Painting Manner of George Romney

Estimate: $1,000 - $10,000

Starting Bid: $500

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July 31, 2024 12:00 PM EDT
Live Auction
Sunrise, FL, US


An antique 18th-century style oil painting on canvas, produced in the manner of George Romney (English, 1734-1802), titled "Henry Calveley Cotton, Esq." This portrait depicts an English gentleman wearing a powdered wig, white ascot necktie, and overcoat. There is no apparent signature. The painting is presented in an ornate gilt frame and bears a brass attribution plaque at the bottom center with the name of the sitter and artist. A fragment of an old label is affixed to the top left of the verso. George Romney was widely celebrated as the preeminent English society artist of his time.

Work Size: 30 x 25 in.

Dimensions: 36 X 31.5 X 2.5 in.

Condition: Good overall antique condition with average surface wear, including toning and craquelure throughout. There is evidence of prior restorations. The frame shows mild to average storage wear to edges and corners. Estate fresh to the market.

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$0 $499 $25
$500 $999 $50
$1,000 $1,999 $100
$2,000 $4,999 $250
$5,000 $9,999 $500
$10,000 $24,999 $1,000
$25,000 $49,999 $2,500
$50,000 $99,999 $5,000
$100,000 $249,999 $10,000
$250,000 $499,999 $25,000
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