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English School, circa 1720
English School, circa 1720

Portrait of a Gentleman, half-length, in a blue velvet coat with gold embroidery and white cravat

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English School, circa 1720
Portrait of a Gentleman, half-length, in a blue velvet coat with gold embroidery and white cravat
with identifying inscription 'Sir Henry Edwardes 7th Bart. / Born. 1693 Died 26 March 1767' (lower right)
oil on canvas, oval
29 ¾ x 25 1/8 in. (75.5 x 63.7 cm.)
in a contemporary giltwood oval panel frame
Provenance
Probably by descent to Sir Henry Hope Edwardes Bt., Wootton Hall, Derbyshire and by descent to.
Lt. Col. Henry James Hope-Edwardes, Netley Hall Shropshire, and by descent to.
Lady More (née Hope-Edwardes formerly Coldwell) Netley Hall, Shropshire and subsequently Linley Hall, and by descent.

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Lot Essay

It would seem likely that the identifying inscription is incorrect as the dates relate to the 5th Baronet, rather than the 7th who died in 1797.
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