Lot 307
Autumn Auction: European Fine Art - 21 november 2018
Antonio Ortiz Echagüe (1883-1942)

A portrait of Hallie Gillett with her dog

signed and dated 'Ortiz Echagüe 1923' (lower left)

oil on canvas, 198x113 cm

Accompanied by another portrait of the same sitter by Bradford Johnson (active 1900-1949), Portrait of Mrs. Gillett, signed 'Bradford Johnson' (lower right), pastel on paper, 52x38 cm. Along with a design for the coat of arms of the Gillett family.

Hallie Gillett was an American society figure living with her husband Herman von Gröning in Paris. The couple befriended the former British King Edward VIII and his inspiring spouse Wallis Simpson, the love for whom he left the throne.

€ 5.000,00
€ 7.000,00