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    Philip Alexius de László (British, 1869-1937)
    A portrait of Caroline Lambart, Countess of Cavan, 1912
    Oil on canvas
    31-3/4 x 24-3/4 inches (80.6 x 62.9 cm)
    Signed, dated, and indistinctly inscribed: P.A. de László / 1912 / Study

    PROPERTY OF A JAPANESE COLLECTOR

    PROVENANCE:
    Mainichi Auction, Inc., Tokyo, Japan, September 8, 2012, lot 902;
    Acquired by the present owner from the above.

    This portrait is included as no. 4040 in the online Catalogue Raisonné of works by Philip de László http://www.delaszlocatalogueraisonne.com.

    Caroline Inez Crawley was born on 6 February 1870, the eldest daughter of George Baden Crawley and his wife Eliza Inez Hulbert and in 1893 married Frederick Rudolf Lambart (1865-1946), eldest son of the 9th Earl of Cavan. The present unfinished portrait is de László's first version of the sitter; he portrayed Lady Cavan later that year in a three-quarter length pose.











    Condition Report*: Original canvas and stretchers. Stretcher bears label of Geo. W. Rodway, Carver, Gilder, Picture Frame Maker, London. Under UV light there is a 6 x 2in (at its widest) area of inpaint on the right side of her neck and a 4 x 1in (at its widest) area of inpaint in the background to the left of her right cheek. Framed Dimensions 37.75 X 32.25 Inches
    *Heritage Auctions strives to provide as much information as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Statements regarding the condition of objects are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Heritage. Some condition issues may not be noted in the condition report but are apparent in the provided photos which are considered part of the condition report. Please note that we do not de-frame lots estimated at $1,000 or less and may not be able to provide additional details for lots valued under $500. Heritage does not guarantee the condition of frames and shall not be liable for any damage/scratches to frames, glass/acrylic coverings, original boxes, display accessories, or art that has slipped in frames. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms & Conditions of Auction.

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    December, 2017
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