February 12, 2021 09:00 AM EST Asheville, North Carolina


741

Attributed to George Beare

(British, active circa 1740-1749)

Portrait of Hannah Allan (Mrs. Charles Allan), unsigned, oil on canvas, 30-1/4 x 24-3/4 in.; carved and gilt wood frame, 35-1/2 x 30-3/8 in.

Note: A note verso suggests the sitter is the great (4x) grandmother of a former owner. and that she is "Mrs. Allen, grandmother of Anne Elizabeth Tasker, who married John Staniforth Patteson Esq." and initialed "H.T.S.P" possibly for Henry T. Staniforth Patteson. The names likely refer to Hannah Allan (married to Charles Allan.) Their daughter was Susanna Tasker (married to William Tasker) whose daughter was Ann Elzabeth Tasker.

Provenance:Presumed Henry T. Staniforth Patteson, by descent in family; Chenil Galleries, London; Property from the Collection of Dudley and Constance Godfrey

Condition:

lined with wax and linen, restretched on new stretcher, crackle, stretcher marks, retouch primarily in background and chest; frame with losses and wear

Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$1,968
02/12/2021

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