Henry Pierce Bone (British, 1779-1855) after Mary Beale (British, 1633-1699)
Abraham Cowley (1618-1667), wearing brown cloak with crimson lining and white chemise, his natural wavy locks worn to his shoulders.
Enamel, the counter-enamel signed and inscribed Cowley/ London Feb.y 1841 Painted by/ Henry Pierce Bone Enamel/ Painter to her Majesty & H.R.H./ Prince Albert, The Queen Dowager/ & H.R.H. the Duchess of Kent/ From the Original by Mary/ Beale In the Gallery of/ Earl Spencer. Althorp/ Northamptonshire., unframed; together with the backing board from the original frame with label signed Cowley/ after Mrs Beale/ Enamel/ H. P. Bone/ 22 Percy Street/ Bedford Square.
Oval, 152mm (6in) high (2)