Francis Hayman (Exeter 1708-1776 London) A full length portrait of John Barber wearing a brown Jacket and Breeches, and a yellow Waistcoat, holding a Tricorn Hat and standing in front of a Chair and Table oil on canvas 24½ ins x 17 ins  in carved giltwood frame  Exhibited: Agnews
Lot 12
Francis Hayman, R.A. (Exeter 1708-1776 London) Portrait of John Barber, full-length, in a brown coat and yellow waistcoat, standing, holding a tricorn hat, in an interior
Sold for £7,500 (US$ 12,606) inc. premium
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Lot Details
Francis Hayman, R.A. (Exeter 1708-1776 London)
Portrait of John Barber, full-length, in a brown coat and yellow waistcoat, standing, holding a tricorn hat, in an interior
oil on canvas
61 x 43.5cm (24 x 17 1/8in).

Footnotes

  • PROVENANCE:
    By descent in the sitter's family to their great-granddaughter, Miss A.M. Pewtress
    Sale, Sotheby's, London, 18 November 1987, lot 36
    Sale, Christie's, London, 12 April 1991, lot 18, with companion (see our lot 11)
    With Agnew's, London

    The sitter, John Barber, was the son of Bennett Barber of Hampton Wick and the sister of Elizabeth (see lot 11). John was a partner in Dimsdale's Bank, according to the label on the reverse of the portrait. He was also admitted a Member of Lincoln's Inn on 6 July 1741, and made the Grand Tour, visiting Rome between 1769 and 1770. He died at Sion End.
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