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Estimate: £15,000 - £20,000
ca. US$18,515 - US$24,687
Price realised:  £18,750
ca. US$23,144
Lot number 109, Views: 57

Alexis-Simon Belle PARIS 1674 - 1734 PORTRAIT OF ALEXANDER, 4TH LORD FORBES OF PITSLIGO (D. 1762), HALF LENGTH, WEARING ARMOUR AND A BLUE CLOAK inscribed on the reverse of the canvas: peint a Paris. par. AS (in ligature) Belle / Janvier. 1720..; and later inscribed with the identity of the sitter: Alexr 4th Lord Pitsligo / Died 1762 oil on canvas, in a painted oval 80.8 x 64.3 cm.; 31 3/4 x 25 1/4 in.

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Sotheby's
Title: Two Great Scottish Collections: Property from the Forbeses of Pitsligo and the Marquesses of Lothian
Date of the auction: 28 Mar 2017
Address: Sotheby's