LARGE PAINTING AFTER KNELLER of CHARLOTTE CLAYTON: 2nd Daughter of John Dive Esq., Woman of the Bed Chamber to her Majesty Queen Caroline, Wife to William Clayton Esq. of Sundon in the County of Bedford, one of the Right Honorable in the Lords Commoners of the Treasury. Oil/Canvas, 47 1/2'' x 39 1/4'', no visible signature, period frame, 56 1/2'' x 48''. Michael Davis Shipping Limited label affixed verso for client Frank Garrett Limited, acquired from an East Coast storage locker purchase. A similar portrait was sold at Christie's, by Kneller, of the same sitter, in July, 2010.
CONDITION: Two tears and a puncture to canvas, scattered craquelure throughout, frame has been overpainted and is missing portions of gesso and carving. Sold as is.