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Sun, Jul 3, 2022 03:00PM EDT
Lot 13

PORTRAIT OF SIR THOMAS SMYTHE (1514-1577) OIL PAINTING

Estimate: $22,000 - $33,000

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Year: 16th Century
Size: 80" x 57"
Medium: Oil
Description: Fine huge 16th Century English Old Master portrait of Sir Thomas Smythe, oil on canvas, Magnificent huge scale full length portrait in an interior wearing a fur lined coat, his hand on a globe, holding a glove and bearing the sitters coat of arms. Inscribed and titled on the frame plaque. Exceptional condition for its age and presented in a good wooden frame, Likely to be by a close member of Holbein's circle. Measurements: 80" x 57" framed. Another portrait of Sir Thomas Smythe, by Thomas Hudson, is at Queens' College, Cambridge University.
Provenance: Spains Hall, Finchingfield, and thence by descent to the present owner

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