Oxford,The Manor House at Clifton Hampden
25 - 26 September 2000
John Vanderbank (1694-1739)
Portrait of William Hucks, three-quarter-length , in a dark blue coat, green cap and a red wrap, on a terrace
signed 'JnVanderband fecit 1729' (lower left)
oil on canvas
56 x 48in. (142.3 x 121.9cm.)
In a George II carved and gilded frame
sold with a mezzotint of the sitter by Faber
George Henry Gibbs, Aldenham House, Hertfordshire, and by descent to the present owner.
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William Hucks (d.1740) was the son of Robert Hucks, a brewer from Wallingford, Oxfordshire. Both were Members of Parliament for Abingdon and Wallingford. Robert Hucks married Elizabeth Selwood of Abingdon in 1696.
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