NY Elizabeth
NY Elizabeth
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2403 | British Fine Art

Sun, Jan 7, 2024 12:00PM EST
Lot 239


Estimate: $6,375 - $7,438

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Year: 17th century
Size: 52" x 44"
Medium: Oil
Description: Large oil on canvas portrait of Robert Walpole as Secretary of War, dated to around 1708, from the Sir Godfrey Kneller workshop. Stunning three-quarter length image of the illustrious statesman who served as de facto prime minister and held the positions of secretary of war, chancellor of the exchequer, leader of the house of commons, and Chancellor of the Exchequer. Walpole is depicted with the scarlet jacket and ornamental breastplate typical of the Secretary of War office, which he held until 1710. Verso of frame has an identification plaque. 52" x 44" framed, about
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