12 June 2001
Richard Buckner (fl. 1830-1897)
Portrait of a young boy, half length, in a blue shirt with white collar
signed 'R Buckner .f' (centre right)
oil on canvas, painted oval
23 1/8 x 19½ in. (58.7 x 49.5 cm.)
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From 1820-1840 Buckner lived in Rome, where he was friendly with Leighton, but he returned to London in 1845, and established a highly successful portrait practice amongst the beau monde.
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