Henry Bone, R.A. (British, 1755-1834), after Guido Reni (Italian, 1575-1642)
Head of Christ.
Enamel, signed on the obverse HBone; signed and inscribed on the reverse Christ/ London/ Augst. 1806./ Painted by Henry Bone ARA./ Enamel painter to His Royal/ Highness the Prince of Wales/ for the Rt. Honble. the Earl of/ Suffolk, after the Original by/ Guido, in his Collection, unframed but bearing the original wooden slip sealed at the back with gold beater skin.
Oval, 150mm (5 7/8in) high
Provenance: General John Howard, 15th Earl of Suffolk.
Literature: R. Walker, Henry Bone's Pencil Drawings, The Walpole Society, 1999, vol.II, p.16, pl.9.