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Thomas Beach (1738-1806)

Portrait of a gentleman, traditionally identified as James Scott (1733-1814), bust-length, in a black coat, in a feigned oval

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Thomas Beach (1738-1806)
Portrait of a gentleman, traditionally identified as James Scott (1733-1814), bust-length, in a black coat, in a feigned oval
signed and dated 'T Beach p.t./1791' (lower right) and inscribed 'James Scott. D.D.' (lower right) and with identifying inscription 'James Scott D.D. born/1733 - (son of/James Scott who was.../in 1700.../his sister married/William Cookson/the father of.../Thos: Cookson Vicar of/St. Johns' (on a torn label on the reverse)
oil on canvas, unframed
30 x 25 in. (76 x 63.5 cm.)
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