Lot 2411792 Cricket Oleograph on canvas – from the...

Auction Date: 1/10/2014 at 10:30 am

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1792 Cricket Oleograph on canvas – from the original by Jean Francois Sablet showing Mr Hope playing cricket with his friend mounted on board in a Gilt swept frame, overall 30x 26”. Note The subject was the son of John Hope, merchant banker of Amsterdam. The portrait was painted while, as a young man of twenty-two, he was making the grand tour, studying architecture, and laying the foundations of the celebrated collection of antiquities which he afterwards housed at Deepdene House, Dorking.

Hammer Price: £35.00

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