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Attributed to Louis Tocqué (Paris 1696-1772)
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Attributed to Louis Tocqué (Paris 1696-1772)

Portrait of a gentleman said to be Hughes Minet (1731-1813), half-length, in a burgundy velvet frock coat with fur trimmings

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Attributed to Louis Tocqué (Paris 1696-1772)
Portrait of a gentleman said to be Hughes Minet (1731-1813), half-length, in a burgundy velvet frock coat with fur trimmings
oil on canvas
32 x 25¼ in. (81.3 x 64.1 cm.)
in an English 18th century carved and gilded swept frame
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Lot Essay

Hughes Minet was a partner in the bank after Peter Fector had become the principal partner. A grandson of Isaac Minet, he represented not merely the success of the Minets, but also their full acceptance by the local community when he served as mayor of Dover in 1765.
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