ENGLISH SCHOOL, MID 18TH C - PORTRAIT OF PAUL MASON OF EATON...

by Mellors & Kirk
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£400

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ENGLISH SCHOOL, MID 18TH C - PORTRAIT OF PAUL MASON OF EATON NOTTINGHAMSHIRE, BUST LENGTH IN A BLUE GREY COAT AND WHITE STOCK, WITH OLD INSCRIPTION ON THE STRETCHER PAUL MASON ESQUIRE OF EATON IN THE COUNTY OF NOTTINGHAMSHIRE AND,  ON ANOTHER LABEL “THIS PICTURE WAS BOUGHT BY ME ON JULY 29 1914 FROM MR J W BIRD LATE SURGEON RN OF 15 DOWNSIDE CRESCENT HAMPSTEAD NW. HIS ACCOUNT OF IT SEEMS TO BE THAT IT HAD BEEN IN HIS FAMILY FOR SOME TIME & THAT IT IS A PORTRAIT OF PAUL MASON OF EATON, THE FIRST OF THE NAME BUT THE FRAME IS NOT LIKE THAT OF HIS WIFE NOR THAT OF GEORGE MASON AND IS WIFE [SIGNED W H MASON], OIL ON CANVAS, OVAL, 73.5 X 61CM, IN 18TH C CARVED PANEL FRAME

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Over cleaned and lined in the early 20th c, localised flaking mainly in wig, generally showing the effects of long term storage in a dusty outbuilding or similar. The frame original but with old restorations and gold painted at later date

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Auction Date:
13th Jan 21 at 10:30am GMT

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