Jeffrey S. Evans & Assoc., Inc.
Live Auction

Fine & Decorative Arts – Day Two

Sat, Oct 15, 2022 09:00AM EDT
Lot 2160


Estimate: $1,000 - $2,000
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BRITISH SCHOOL (18TH CENTURY) PORTRAIT OF SIR HENRY PEYTON (D.1741), oil on canvas, large depiction of a wealthy sitter, seated in a well-appointed library, holding a book and wearing a costly embroidered coat with gilt clasps, no signature located, retains a mid-19th-century engraved label for James Ryman, frame maker and art dealer of Oxford. Housed in an old carved and gilt frame. Circa 1730. 59 1/4" x 48 1/2" OA.
Provenance: From the collection of H. C. Stuart and Emily Cochran, Stuart House, Staunton, VA.
Catalogue Note: Sir Henry Peyton was the son of Sir Sewster Peyton (1671-1717) and Ann Dashwood (1676-1751).
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Good overall visual condition, likely a 19th-century lining with scattered inpainting to figure and background, other possible restoration. Frame with scattered wear and losses.