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    Sale 7663

    Fasque The Scottish Seat of the Gladstones

    7 May 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 182

    Henry Wyatt (? 1794-1840 Prestwich)

    Portrait of George Canning (1770-1827), three-quarter-length, in a black coat, with a dispatches box on the table beside him

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    Henry Wyatt (? 1794-1840 Prestwich)
    Portrait of George Canning (1770-1827), three-quarter-length, in a black coat, with a dispatches box on the table beside him
    signed 'H. Wyatt.' (lower left)
    oil on board
    14¾ x 11 7/8 in. (37.5 x 30.2 cm.)
    in a Victorian giltwood and gilt composition frame


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    This painting derives from the full-length portrait of Canning by Sir Thomas Lawrence, P.R.A. (Bristol 1769-1830 London), which was commissioned by King George IV in 1825, and shows the sitter in front of the empty benches of the House of Commons.

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    Literature

    Possibly 1851 Inventory, Library, '11 Paintings - £55.0.0'