November 16, 2018 09:00 AM EST Asheville, North Carolina


After Sir Anthony Van Dyck

(Flemish, 1599-1641)

Thomas Killigrew (1612-1683), after the original held by the Weston Park Foundation (possibly a late 17th/early 18th century copy), unsigned, oil on canvas, 40-1/2 x 33 in.; fine and possibly period Lawrence-type carved and gilt wood frame with deep shell and leaf corners, egg-and-dart and pearl decoration, inscribed "Painted by Van Dyck; Thomas Killegrew. Poet. Ob. 1682", 53 x 46 in.

Exhibited: New Orleans Museum of Art, 2006

Note: The RKD lists the sitter as being "Sir William Killigrew of Kempton Park" (1606-1695) on their database which shows various copies of the original including the one held by the National Portrait Gallery in London identified as "Thomas Killigrew".

Provenance:Sotheby's London: Wednesday, November 8, 1995, Lot 30; From the Collection of Daniel Bibb, Atlanta, Georgia


lined with paste and linen, re-varnished with glossy varnish possibly obscuring retouch, crackle, trimmed of tacking edges; frame with some losses and abrasions

Estimate: $20,000 - $25,000
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium

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