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Lot 934: Clement Burlison (1815-1899 British), an oil

Est: £300 GBP - £500 GBP
MitchellsJune 25, 2010Cockermouth, United Kingdom

Item Overview


Clement Burlison (1815-1899 British), an oil painting on canvas, portrait of Richard Hetherington Esq. President of The Virgin Islands". 29 ins x 24 ins, in ornate giltwood frame, bearing various labels verso. "Richard Hetherington Esq. President of The Virgin Islands and of The Hill Burton in Lonsdale, Yorkshire. Born 1740died 1821". "The original of the picture is in the possession of his grandson Charles Richard Robinson Esq. J.P of Brettonby Manor, Yorkshire". "The original is now at Great Chesterfield House, Great Chesterfield, Essex and belongs to Mrs G.G. grand-daughters the Misses E.M.S. and L.P. Robinson of Hinxton and is believed by them to be by Romney 30th January 1953". The portrait is inscribed itself "A copy by C. Burlison 1872 from a portrait by Parkinson 1761 (see illustration).

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Auction Details

Antique Furniture, Fine Art & Collectors sale

June 25, 2010, 10:00 AM GMT

The Saleroom 47 Station Road, Cockermouth, CBA, CA13 9PZ, UK