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March 26, 2022 10:00 am PDT

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Lot:49 , David Leslie, 1st Lord Newark c.1650 Oil on Canvas Painting

Painting of David Leslie, 1st Lord Newark. Oil on Canvas. 17th Century , dated 1650. David Leslie, 1st Lord Newark (c. 1600–1682) was a cavalry officer. He fought for the Swedish army of Gustavus Adolphus during the Thirty Years' War. He had entered Swedish service in 1630, serving as a captain in the regiment of Alexander Leslie (future Earl of Leven). He returned to Scotland just before the end of the Bishops' War, and participated the English Civil War and Scottish Civil Wars. Provenance - Robert (Bob) N. Green began collecting in the NYC area inn the 1950s. Originally he ran ads in the Shotgun News for antique firearms. He worked as a chemical engineer for Rexall Drug and Chemical Co. which at that time owned Tupperware.His job sent him to Mexico in 1963 to build the Tupperware Factory in Lerma, Estado de Mexico. After the factory was finished he and his family moved to Mexico City and Bob ran the factory until his death in 1986. Bob spent every Sunday and La Lagunilla Market also known as the Thieve’s Market where he bought a large variety of antique items. He was the best know antique buyer at the market.This collection has been in storage for the last 33 years and his family have decided to sell it.
Size: with frame 30 3/4 x 24 3/4 inches,
without frame 23 1/2 x 17 3/8 inches.~~ DEAR BIDDERS, Please View More Detailed Close-Up Images by visiting our website - Sofedesignauctions.com ~ Thank you ! ~~~~~~. Detailed condition reports are not included in this catalog. For additional information, including condition reports, please contact us at info@sofedesignauctions.com

Estimate: $1200-$2400

Prebidding Ends: March 26, 2022 09:00 am PDT

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