Peter Paillou (British, 1757-1831) Self portrait 37 x 31 cm. (14 9/16 x 12 3/16 in.) (to be offered with two letters (one of which is autograph))

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Lot 2
Peter Paillou
(British, 1757-1831)
Self portrait 37 x 31 cm. (14 9/16 x 12 3/16 in.)

£ 3,000 - 5,000
US$ 3,800 - 6,300

Scottish Art

11 Oct 2017, 14:00 BST

Edinburgh

Peter Paillou (British, 1757-1831)
Self portrait
oil on canvas, feigned oval
37 x 31 cm. (14 9/16 x 12 3/16 in.)
to be offered with two letters (one of which is autograph)

Footnotes

  • Peter Paillou Jr was a noted miniature portrait painter, son of the bird painter of the same name. Exhibited portraits of physicians, scientists, gentry and Mary Queen of Scots at the Royal Academy 1786-1800 from London addresses. Moved to Glasgow by 1820.

    First letter sent by Paillou from Perth to his wife at no.2 Queen St, Glasgow, in 1826, celebrating the local landscape but lamenting lack of commissions.

    Second letter from Ralph Wardlaw, Esq., of Regent St London, to the artist
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Peter Paillou (British, 1757-1831) Self portrait 37 x 31 cm. (14 9/16 x 12 3/16 in.) (to be offered with two letters (one of which is autograph))
Peter Paillou (British, 1757-1831) Self portrait 37 x 31 cm. (14 9/16 x 12 3/16 in.) (to be offered with two letters (one of which is autograph))
Peter Paillou (British, 1757-1831) Self portrait 37 x 31 cm. (14 9/16 x 12 3/16 in.) (to be offered with two letters (one of which is autograph))
Peter Paillou (British, 1757-1831) Self portrait 37 x 31 cm. (14 9/16 x 12 3/16 in.) (to be offered with two letters (one of which is autograph))
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