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PETER PAILLOU (fl. 1774-1780/84)
PETER PAILLOU (fl. 1774-1780/84)

Captain Henry Dundas Beatson, facing left in gold-bordered blue coat with black facings and gold buttons, white waistcoat, frilled cravat and black stock

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PETER PAILLOU (fl. 1774-1780/84)
Captain Henry Dundas Beatson, facing left in gold-bordered blue coat with black facings and gold buttons, white waistcoat, frilled cravat and black stock
oval, 2.7/8 in. (73 mm.) high, gilt-metal frame, the reverse with opalescent glass
Provenance
Sotheby's, London, 26 June 1978, lot 235 (£540).

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It has been suggested that the sitter is wearing the uniform of the Navy of the East India Company.
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