Lot 205

GEORGE ENGLEHEART (BRITISH, 1750-1829)

Portrait miniature of Mr Willett Willett in a black coat, salmon waistcoat and white cravat
signed with monogram 'E' (lower right) and inscribed and dated 'G Engleheart Pinxit 1805' (on backing card)
watercolour heightened with white
8.6 x 6.7cm
in a gilt metal frame

Estimate: £2,500 - £3,500
Bidding ended. Lot is unsold.

Provenance
C. W. Dyson Perrins, Sotheby's, London, 11th December 1958 or 14th May 1959
Mrs Robinson, Christie's, London, 10th June 1963, lot 181 (115 gns to Kedward of The City Antqiue Company Ltd)
Purchased from The City Antiques Company on 18th June 1963 for £135
Private collection, UK

Literature
G. C. Williamson / H. L. D. Engleheart, George Engleheart 1750-1829 Miniature Painter to George III, London 1902, p. 119

Condition report
Some retouching to background, mostly lower right, and a little to lower right of his coat. Also a very small spot of retouching to the bottom right of his nose (in the shadow).
Image size: 8.6 x 6.7cm.

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