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  • Posts Tagged ‘SIR ROBERT WALPOLE’

    BURGUNDIAN MASTER PORTRAIT AT CHRISTIE’S CLASSIC SALE

    Wednesday, July 22nd, 2020

    Sir Robert Walpole, widely regarded as the first Prime Minister of Great Britain under George I and George II, once owned this c1480 Portrait of a Man holding a Prayer Book by a Burgundian Master. It comes up as Lot 6 at Christie’s Classic Art evening sale, Antiquity to the 20th century, in London on July 29 with an estimate of £400,000-600,000.

    Burgundian Master, circa 1480 Portrait of a man holding a prayer book, bust-length, in a fur-lined coat and cap UPDATE: THIS MADE £1,631,250