9 December 2003
HORACE HONE, A.R.A. (ANGLO-IRISH, 1754 or 1756-1825 or 1827)
Sir Thomas Apprede, Bt., facing right in brown coat, white waistcoat and tied cravat, powdered hair
signed and dated with monogram 'HH 1795' (lower right) and inscribed on the backing paper 'Sir Tho.s Apprede Bt. Painted by HHone A.R.A.L. Miniature Painter to the Prince of Wales 1795.'
oval, 3¼ in. (82 mm.) high, gold frame
Frederick Joachim (1904-1994), London.
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A note at the inside of the frame, probably written by the frame maker, reads 'H.C. July 27 -95'.
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