Richard Cosway RA (British, 1742-1821) Mrs Charlotte Anna Hume (née Dick) (c.1774-1864), wearing white dress and coral necklace, her fair hair curled and upswept
Lot 130Y
Richard Cosway RA
(British, 1742-1821)
Mrs Charlotte Anna Hume (née Dick) (c.1774-1864), wearing white dress and coral necklace, her fair hair curled and upswept
Sold for £1,500 (US$ 2,539) inc. premium
Auction Details
Richard Cosway RA (British, 1742-1821) Mrs Charlotte Anna Hume (née Dick) (c.1774-1864), wearing white dress and coral necklace, her fair hair curled and upswept
Lot Details
Richard Cosway RA (British, 1742-1821)
Mrs Charlotte Anna Hume (née Dick) (c.1774-1864), wearing white dress and coral necklace, her fair hair curled and upswept.
Gilt-metal frame; together with a portrait of her husband, William Hoare Hume M.P. (1772-1815), English School, 19th Century, wearing blue coat, his hair powdered, framed and inscribed with the sitter's details.
Oval, 67mm (2 5/8in) high and smaller (2)

Footnotes

  • Charlotte Anna Dick, was the daughter of Samuel Dick (c.1753-1802) of Dublin; a wealthy East India linen merchant and Governor of the Bank of Ireland; and Charlotte Forster. Her husband, William Hoare Hume was born at Humewood, County Wicklow in Ireland, the son of Captain William Hume (1747-1798) and Catherine Hoare (b. c.1751). William and Charlotte married in Bath, Somerset on the 24th November 1804.

    Charlotte and William had three sons: William Wentworth FitzWilliam Hume (1805-1892), the Rev. Quintin Dick Hume (1806-1871) and Lieut.-Col. George Ponsonby Hume (1810-1866); and two daughters: Charlotte Jane (1807-1899) and Charlotte Isabella Hume (1809-1907). Isabella married the barrister Thomas Crowe of Dromore House, Co. Clare. Charlotte married her cousin, Sir George Forster, 2nd Baronet of Coolderry (1796–1876) and died without issue in August 1889. Their youngest child, George Ponsonby Hume served with the 58th Regiment of Foot and died unmarried on the 14th October 1866.

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