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Attributed to Sir David Wilkie RA (British, 1785-1841)

A Portrait of William Stodart

oil on canvas

with label on verso identifying the sitter

unsigned, unframed

35 1/2 x 27 1/4 inches.

David Wilkie was a renowned Scottish artist and William Stodart was an early patron of his work. Carved on the top rail of the canvas frame is "painted by Sir David Wilkie, RA" and a paper label identifies the subject, William Stodart. In the book Sir David Wilkie by Lord Ronald Sutherland Gower, a trustee of the National Portrait Gallery London, published in 1902, a chronological list of his works includes two 1802 portraits of William Stodart. Additionally, a list of his "pictures which cannot at present be traced" includes two portraits of Stodart. The painting was purchased circa 1965-1970 in Washington, D.C.

Estimate: $500 - $700
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$1,792
12/11/2020

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