2019_NYR_16779_0556_000(a_grisaille_portrait_plate_qianlong_period_circa_1740)

Lot 556. A grisaille Portrait plate, Qianlong period, circa 1740; 9 in. (22.8 cm.) diameter. Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 5,000. Price realised USD 3,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. 

Possibly Lord Cecil of Burghley, with his hound and shotgun, inscribed 'PETRUS DE WOLFF PETR FIL'.

Property from Antoine Lebel. 

Christie's. Chinese Export Art Featuring the Hodroff Collection, Part IV, New York, 17 January 2019.

6th_Earl_of_Exeter

John Cecil, 6th Earl of Exeter (1674-1721), Lord Burleigh, by John Smith, after Willem Wissing, published by Edward Cooper, mezzotint, 1686, 16 1/2 in. x 10 in. (418 mm x 255 mm) plate size. © National Portrait Gallery, London