25 May 2004
HENRY BONE, R.A. (BRITISH, 1755-1834)
Mr Wilson, in blue coat with gold buttons and black collar, yellow waistcoat and frilled cravat, powdered hair; red curtain background
signed and dated on the counter-enamel 'Mr Wilson Henry Bone pinxt 1801.'
enamel on copper
oval, 2 7/8 in. (73 mm.) high, gilt-metal frame
The late Thomas Hugh Cobb; Sotheby's, London, 12 October 1944, lot 68 (£35).
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R. Walker, 'Henry Bone's Pencil Drawings [...]', The Walpole Society, LXI, 1999, p. 349.
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