5 February 2003
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Follower of George Romney
Portrait of a gentleman, three-quarter-length, in a red shirt and grey coat
oil on canvas
30 x 25 in. (76.2 x 63.5 cm.)
An old label on the reverse of the canvas dated 8 November 1850 reads 'I am of the opinion that the head of a man with gray hair is painted by Romney and is property of great merit' signed Samuel Woodburn.
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