20 November 2007,
Price realised GBP 500
GBP 400 - GBP 600
Samuel John Stump (British, 1778-1863)
John Bull as a student, in a black cap and gown, white shirt and knotted cravat
inscribed on the backing card 'John Bull born 1789 died 1858 D.D. Canon of [...] S[...] of Exeter Vicar of Staverton Northal... Son of John Merton Bull Painted when [...]'
oval, 2¾ in. (71 mm.) high, gilt-metal mount within rectangular black wood frame
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