25 May 2004
GEORGE ENGLEHEART (BRITISH, 1750-1829)
Mr Uthoff, in blue coat with gold buttons, buff-coloured waistcoat and knotted cravat, powdered curling hair
signed with initial 'E' (lower right) and signed and dated in full on the backing paper 'G Engleheart Pinxit 1805'
oval, 3 7/16 in. (86 mm.) high, gilt-metal frame with glazed reverse
Mrs. Ormsby Hamilton; Sotheby's, London, 14 June 1934, lot 105.
Sotheby's, London, 9 November 1944, lot 79 (£24.)
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G. Williamson/H. L. D. Engleheart, George Engleheart 1750-1829 Miniature Painter to George III, London, 1902, p. 116.
Williamson and Engleheart (op. cit.) record that Mr Uthoff sat to Engleheart in 1805 and again in 1806.
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