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John Ellys (c.1701-1757)
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John Ellys (c.1701-1757)

Portrait of Charles, 1st Lord Whitworth and his nephew, three-quarter-length, the former seated, in a brown embroidered coat, beside a table, holding a letter in his right hand, the latter standing in a blue embroidered coat, beside a bust of a Roman Emperor

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John Ellys (c.1701-1757)
Portrait of Charles, 1st Lord Whitworth and his nephew, three-quarter-length, the former seated, in a brown embroidered coat, beside a table, holding a letter in his right hand, the latter standing in a blue embroidered coat, beside a bust of a Roman Emperor
inscribed 'To our Right/Trusty and well/beloved Charles/Lord Whitworth/Our Ambasador and Plenipotent.y/at the Congress/at Cambray' (on the letter) and with coat-of-arms (on the table cloth)
oil on canvas
47 x 64 in. (119.3 x 162.6 cm.)
Provenance
Anonymous sale; Christie's, London, 2 June 1972, lot 94, as 'Jervas' (sold 150 gns.)
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