English School, 19th Century
A portrait of a British officer, thought to be Captain Thomas Penrice
inscribed extensively (on the reverse)
oil on canvas
56 x 44in
- Please note: Inscribed on the reverse: 'Portrait of Captain Thomas Penrice of the 16th Queen's Lancers / (Second son of Thomas Penrice Esquire of Yarmouth Norfolk) / He served in that regiment of Calvalry at all the Campaigns / under the Duke of Wellington in Portugal Spain and France / He purchased Kilvrough House Estate on March 20, 1820 / and other Estates in Glamorganshire and was appointed afterwards/ Major Commandant of the Swansea and Fairwood Yeomanry Cavalry / He was Born 12th of March 1789'