Important American and European Paintings — June 12, 2012 Auction Results

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Lot 2

2: British School, late 16th Century
2: British School, late 16th Century
2: British School, late 16th Century
2: British School, late 16th Century
2: British School, late 16th Century
2: British School, late 16th Century
2: British School, late 16th Century
2: British School, late 16th Century

British School, late 16th Century

British School, late 16th Century

Edward Hastings, Baron Hastings of Loughborough (1512/15-1572)

Inscribed variously verso
Oil on cradled panel
35 x 27 inches

Provenance: Newhouse Galleries, circa 1960’s

Exhibitions: National Portrait Gallery, 1866

Other Notes: Edward Hastings, Baron Hastings of Loughborough (1512/15-1572) served as a privy to Queen Mary I. He was elected to the Order of the Garter in 1555, and is pictured here wearing the Order’s collar around his neck. The inscription surrounding his coat of arms, “Honi soit qui mal y pense” refers to the Order’s motto. This picture was exhibited at the First Special Exhibition of National Portraits in April 1866 at the South Kensington Museum in London, England, which was organized to display portraits of significant people in the history of England.

Estimate: $6,000-12,000

The property of a Distinguished American Collector

Price Realized: $10,540