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Joseph (1708) Badger (1708 - 1765)

Lot 680: [ Oil Paintings ]

Cheffins

September 27, 2007
Cambridge, United Kingdom

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Attributed to Joseph Badger (American, 1708-1765) Portrait of a Lady, wearing a Nosegay of Flowers and Holding a Fish inscribed "Ingleby" on the stretcher oil on canvas 75 x 64cm Provenance: F R Buckley Esq., The Exorcist's House, King's Lynn, Norfolk, and by descent The inclusion of the fish may possibly be a pun on the sitter's name. In King's Lynn near St Nicholas's Chapel is a small cottage known as the Exorcist's House, it is situated at the bottom of Chapel Lane. It was once the home of young Catholic priests as they moved up the career ladder of the church in the 17th Century.

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September Fine Art and Antiques Sale

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Cheffins
September 27, 2007, 11:00 AM GMT

Cambridge, United Kingdom