28 November 2006
JOHN COX DILLMAN ENGLEHEART (BRITISH, 1782/84-1862)
A young gentleman, in fur-bordered brown coat, dark blue coat with black collar, yellow waistcoat and frilled cravat, dark brown hair with sideburns
signed and dated in full on the backing paper 'J. D. Engleheart Pinxit 1811 Newman St Copy 1815'
oval, 3 1/8 in. (79 mm.) high, ormolu mount
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A version dated 1813 was sold Sotheby's, London, 8 June 1987, lot 49 (sitter unidentified).
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