George Engleheart (British, 1750-1829)
A Gentleman, called Peter Cooper Esq, wearing blue coat, white waistcoat, frilled chemise, stock and cravat.
Signed on the obverse with the cursive E, gold frame, the reverse glazed to reveal plaited hair.
Oval, 65mm (2 9/16in) high
Provenance: Philip Green of Castle Square, Ludlow
Literature: G.C. Williamson and H.L.D. Engleheart, George Engleheart 1750-1829 Miniature Painter to George III, 1902, Appendix A, p.92