Attributed to Sir Godfrey Kneller (1646-1723), British
SAID TO BE A PORTRAIT OF BARONNE DE ROTHCHILD
Oil on canvas laid down on plywood panel; inscribed to the artist and titled in pencil verso, further inscribed: “Grandmother of H.C. Hargrave, Bath, England” in the same hand upper left verso
36 x 27.25 in — 91.4 x 69.2 cm
H.C. Hargraves, Bath, England;
By descent to her son, Peter Hargraves, Toronto;
Ex. Collection Canadian artist Karl May and his wife, Toronto;
Purchased by the present Private Collection, Toronto from the Eglinton Art Gallery, Toronto, the gallery owned by Karl May and his wife in the late 1950s.