English School, late 18th century
Portrait of a gentleman in a navy jacket with gold trim, with a landscape in the background, upper right, in a maple frame.
Top of stretcher indistinctly inscribed in graphite; medial stretcher inscribed in ink Nathanial Walls father of H--- 1763 where he / distinguished himself at the siege the following year / repaired at the expense of his daughter's grandson -L Lewis --
oil on canvas
32 3/4 x 22in (83.2 x 55.9cm)