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Oswald Birley Portrait of Barbara Hutton   (1880-1952)   Portrait signed and dated 'Oswald Birley/1925' (lower right)     Oil on canvas h x w: 50 x 40 in. Sold for US$ 36,250 inc. premium

Oswald Birley Portrait of Barbara Hutton (1880-1952) Portrait signed and dated 'Oswald Birley/1925' (lower right) Oil on canvas h x w: 50 x 40 in. Sold for US$ 36,250 inc. premium

Right Honourable Edward William Spencer (1895–1950), 10th Duke of Devonshire, 1950 by Oswald Birley (1880-1952) In this portrait the sitter is wearing the robes of the Order of the Garter, the highest chivalric order in the United Kingdom. He is standing in the library at Chatsworth House in Derbyshire, the country seat of the Dukes of Devonshire.

Right Honourable Edward William Spencer (1895–1950), 10th Duke of Devonshire, 1950 by Oswald Birley (1880-1952) In this portrait the sitter is wearing the robes of the Order of the Garter, the highest chivalric order in the United Kingdom. He is standing in the library at Chatsworth House in Derbyshire, the country seat of the Dukes of Devonshire.

Admiral of the Fleet the Earl of Mountbatten (1900–1979) - Oswald Homby Joseph Birley 1947

Admiral of the Fleet the Earl of Mountbatten (1900–1979) - Oswald Homby Joseph Birley 1947

Director General of the BBC – Sir John Reith , 1934 by Oswald Birley (1880-1952)

Director General of the BBC – Sir John Reith , 1934 by Oswald Birley (1880-1952)

King George VI, Birley, Oswald Hornby Joseph (1880-1952) / The Crown Estate / The Bridgeman Art Library

King George VI, Birley, Oswald Hornby Joseph (1880-1952) / The Crown Estate / The Bridgeman Art Library