March 23, 2019 09:00 AM EDT Asheville, North Carolina


Gilbert Jackson

(British, active circa 1621–1642)

Portrait of Sir Willam Kingsmill (1613-1661) of Sydmonton, 1642, signed lower left Gil. Jacks/Fc" and inscribed upper left "AEtatis. 29./.1642.", oil on canvas, 29-1/2 x 24-1/2 in.; carved and gilt wood oval frame, 34-1/2 x 29 in.


The sitter was the son of Sir Henry Kingsmill (circa 1526-1592) and his wife, Bridgett (nee Raleigh, 1530-1607). He became the Sheriff of Hampshire in 1642. William Kingsmill was notably the step-nephew of Sir Richard Kingsmill, original owner of a property in Archer's Hope, James City County, Virginia and now known as Kingsmill Plantation. 

Provenance:By descent in the Kingsmill family; Historical Portraits, Ltd., UK (label verso frame); Sotheby's London: November 13, 1996, Lot 17; Black Dog Gallery, Virginia Beach, Virginia, (accompanied by original receipt); Collection of Marion and Theodore Gore, Williamsburg, Virginia


lined, retouch, some craquelure, restoration in 1997 by Perry Hurt, Fredericksburg, Virginia (label verso, accompanied by copy of conservation report); frame with separations, restoration

Estimate: $7,000 - $10,000
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