Lot 244
Attributed Sir Henry Raeburn, R.A. (Scottish, 1756-1823), Portrait of Mrs. Benjamin Bell
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Oil on canvas (lined), unsigned, presented in an antique gilt frame.

Stretcher size 30 x 25 in.; Frame dimensions 38 1/2 x 33 1/2 in.

Private Collection, Greensboro, North Carolina

W. Hamilton Bell, Edinburgh, by 1880 until at least 1901
(possibly) with Duveen Brothers, London, by whom sold on April 9, 1901 to the following
(possibly) with Agnews, London, by whom sold to
(possibly) Sir Edgar Vincent KC, MG, MP
(possibly) with Howard Young, New York
Arthur J. Secor by 1927, by whom gifted in 1933 to the Toledo Museum of Art
Christie's, New York, Old Master Paintings Part II, January 30, 2014, Lot 280

This portrait is traditionally identified as that of Mrs. Benjamin Bell.

Obscuring varnish visible under UV light; rubbing to edges of canvas due to framing; minor rubbing to frame.

$4,000 - 6,000