25 May 2004
WILLIAM EGLEY (BRITISH, 1798-1870)
Master Hornblow, in blue silk dress with lace collar, short blond hair
signed and dated in pencil on the backing paper 'May 1861 Painted by W. Egley 8 Montagu Street Portman Square London 61' and signed and inscribed again on another backing paper 'Son of Mr Hornblow Painted by Wm. Egley 8 Montagu Street Portman Square London - Picture finished June 16.1861'
oval, 2 in. (51 mm.) high, silver-gilt frame
The late Thomas Hugh Cobb; Sotheby's, London, 12 October 1944, lot 21 (part lot, £13).
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