Charles d'Agar

Portrait of Henry St. John, Lord Bolingbroke, three-quarter-length, in Parliamentary robes

Found at Bonhams
CollectionsIncluding The Peta Smyth Collection of Antique Textiles & Tapestries, Selected Items From The Collection of Lord & Lady Flight, and The Contents of Chequers' Attics, Lot 268
21. Mar - 21. Mar 2023
Estimate: 7.000 - 10.000 GBP
Price realised: 8.288 GBP
THE COLLECTION OF LORD AND LADY FLIGHT
Charles d'Agar (Paris 1669-1723 London)
Portrait of Henry St. John, Lord Bolingbroke, three-quarter-length, in Parliamentary robes
bears inscription 'Henry St. John Viscount Bolingbroke Uncle to ye Hon.ble Louisa Lady Bagot' (upper left)
oil on canvas
134 x 118cm (52 3/4 x 46 7/16in).

Auction result well in line with expectations

In March this year Bonhams held the auction CollectionsIncluding The Peta Smyth Collection of Antique Textiles & Tapestries, Selected Items From The Collection of Lord & Lady Flight, and The Contents of Chequers' Attics, which included the work Portrait of Henry St. John, Lord Bolingbroke, three-quarter-length, in Parliamentary robes by Charles d'Agar. The price achieved of GBP 8,287.50 (€ 9,428.63) was within expectations - the estimate range had previously been set by the auction house as GBP 7,000.00 – 10,000.00. Admittedly, works by Charles d'Agar have also been auctioned for a multiple of this price - according to our records, the highest result so far was achieved by the work Double portrait of Lady Henrietta and Lady Mary Godolphin, daughters of Francis, 2nd Earl of Godolphin, full-length, the former standing in classical dress with a pink cloak, holding a parrot and a bunch of grapes, the latter seated in a white dress in September 2011 with an auction re

Auktionsergebnis im Rahmen der Erwartungen

Im März diesen Jahres führte Bonhams die Auktion CollectionsIncluding The Peta Smyth Collection of Antique Textiles & Tapestries, Selected Items From The Collection of Lord & Lady Flight, and The Contents of Chequers' Attics durch, in der auch die Arbeit Portrait of Henry St. John, Lord Bolingbroke, three-quarter-length, in Parliamentary robes von Charles d'Agar zur Versteigerung kam. Der dabei erzielte Preis von GBP 8.287,50 (€ 9.428,63) lag im Rahmen der Erwartungen – die Schätzpreisspanne war von dem Auktionshaus zuvor mit GBP 7.000,00 – 10.000,00 angegeben worden. Freilich wurden Arbeiten von Charles d'Agar auch schon für ein Vielfaches dieses Preises versteigert – das bisher höchste Ergebnis erzielte nach unseren Aufzeichnungen die Arbeit [Double portrait of Lady Henrietta and Lady Mary Godolphin, daughters of Francis, 2nd Earl of Godolphin, full-length, the former standing in classical dress with a pink cloak, holding a parrot and a bunch of grapes, the latter

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