English School, circa 1810 William Mackworth-Praed (1756-1835), seated in a red upholstered chair and wearing black coat, pale yellow waistcoat, white concertinaed chemise, stock and cravat
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English School, circa 1810 William Mackworth-Praed (1756-1835), seated in a red upholstered chair and wearing black coat, pale yellow waistcoat, white concertinaed chemise, stock and cravat
Sold for £475 (US$ 798) inc. premium
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Art & Antiques Oxford
4 Jan 2012 10:00 GMT

Auction 19811
Lot Details
English School, circa 1810
William Mackworth-Praed (1756-1835), seated in a red upholstered chair and wearing black coat, pale yellow waistcoat, white concertinaed chemise, stock and cravat.
Gilt-mounted within glazed wooden box frame.
Rectangular, 111mm (4 3/8in) high
Provenance: By family descent

Footnotes

  • Please note, this miniature has been painted in oils on wood panel.
    William was a serjeant-at-law and chairman of the Audit Office. In 1795 he married Elizabeth Winthrop, daughter of Benjamin Winthrop, Govenor of the Bank of England. Their son was the politician and poet, Winthrop Mackworth Praed (1802-1839).

    A portrait miniature of William's sister, Lady Arabella Bourke is also represented in this auction. Further portrait miniatures of their sister, Susannah Smith by James Leakey (British, 1773-1865) and brother, Vice Admiral Bulkely Mackworth-Praed (1770-1852) are being auctioned in the Fine Portrait Miniatures auction at our Knightsbridge salerooms next week on the 23rd November.
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