Lot 13John van der Vaart
Portrait of Lord Chief Justice Robert Raymond
Signed J. Vander Vaart Fecit 1725 (lr)
Oil on canvas
50 x 40 1/4 inches (127 x 102.2 cm)
Robert Raymond, 1st Baron Raymond (1673-1733), was appointed Lord Chief Justice of the King's Bench on March 2, 1725, a position he held until his death. This portrait may have been painted to mark his elevation to that office.
Sold for $4,063
Glue relined. Dense varnish layer. One patched and inpainted hole measuring 3/4 inch x 1/2 inch at the upper left edge of the sitter's wig; the shadow of the sitter's cuff at lower left is also inpainted
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