Henry Bone, R.A. (British, 1755-1834)
The artist's son, Peter Joseph Bone (1785-1814), seated at a table and reading, wearing red coat and waistcoat, white chemise.
Enamel, signed on the obverse HBone, signed on the counter-enamel and dated Portrait of/ Pet Joseph Bone/ Henry Bone pinxt/ May 1796, gilt-metal mount.
Oval, 124mm (4 7/8in) high
Literature: R. Walker, Henry Bone's Pencil Drawings, The Walpole Society, 1999, vol.II, p.1, pl.2.