John Downman A.R.A (Denbighshire 1750-1824 Wrexham) Portrait of Master Twisden, three-quarter-length, in a blue coat, with a white collar, beside a whippet, holding a hat, in a landscape

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Lot 127
John Downman A.R.A
(Denbighshire 1750-1824 Wrexham)
Portrait of Master Twisden, three-quarter-length, in a blue coat, with a white collar, beside a whippet, holding a hat, in a landscape

Sold for £ 17,562 (US$ 22,245) inc. premium
John Downman A.R.A (Denbighshire 1750-1824 Wrexham)
Portrait of Master Twisden, three-quarter-length, in a blue coat, with a white collar, beside a whippet, holding a hat, in a landscape
signed and dated 'Downman/ 1793' (lower centre) and inscribed 'SIR ** TWISD**/BRADBOU***' (on dog's collar)
oil on canvas
75.7 x 62.9cm (29 13/16 x 24 3/4in).

Footnotes

  • Provenance
    Private Collection, UK, for at least 40 years

    A similar watercolour portrait of the sitter, signed and dated 'Downman 1794', was offered for sale at Christie's, London, 20 November 2003, lot 28 with a label stating 'Master Twisden 1794. Original. only Child of Sir John Twisden Bart of Bradbourne, whom I also drew, I painted this in Oil, large as life.'
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John Downman A.R.A (Denbighshire 1750-1824 Wrexham) Portrait of Master Twisden, three-quarter-length, in a blue coat, with a white collar, beside a whippet, holding a hat, in a landscape
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