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    Sale 5311

    Old Master & British Pictures & Old Master Drawings

    5 December 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 182

    John James Halls, R.A. (Colchester 1776-1853 London)

    Group portrait of the Wallinger children, full-length, the boy standing in breeches holding a riding crop, the girls seated in white dresses, one with a pink sash and bonnet with pink ribbons, the other with a blue sash, with a spaniel, in a garden

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    John James Halls, R.A. (Colchester 1776-1853 London)
    Group portrait of the Wallinger children, full-length, the boy standing in breeches holding a riding crop, the girls seated in white dresses, one with a pink sash and bonnet with pink ribbons, the other with a blue sash, with a spaniel, in a garden
    oil on canvas
    68 x 58 in. (172.3 x 147.4 cm.)


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    John James Halls was primarily a portraitist, although he also painted historical subjects later in his career. He studied at the Royal Academy Schools, London, exhibiting at the Royal Academy from 1791-1827. He had a particularly successful portrait practice; a number of his portraits were engraved.

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    Provenance

    By descent in the family of the sitters to Major H.C. Jeddere-Fisher of Apsleytown, East Grimstead, by 1924;
    Lent by the Trustess of the Estate of the Late Major Jeddere-Fisher to The Littlehampton Museum, Littlehampton, Sussex.


    Exhibited

    London, Royal Academy, 1801, no.285.