Sir Edward Walpole, Knight of the Bath, second son of Sir Robert Walpole [art original] : drawn from the original by S. Slaughter in the collection at Strawberry Hill / G.P. Harding delt.
Harding, G. P. (George Perfect), 1780-1853, artist. http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/nr2001012718
[not after 1853]
1 drawing : watercolor with gold paint on wove paper ; image 12.6 x 11 cm, on sheet 19.2 x 15 cm, window mounted to 38.5 x 28 cm
Borden Sale, American Art Gallery, 17-19 February 1913, lot 812. Rains Galleries, New York, NY, 27 November 1935 (W.D. Breaker sale), lot 628, bought in by Breaker. Purchased from William D. Breaker (through G.A. Baker) by W.S. Lewis, 1939. Date of production based on artist's death date. Mounted on page 85 in volume 7 of M.C.D. Borden's extensively extra-illustrated copy of: Horace Walpole and his world : select passages from his letters / edited by L. B. Seeley ... London : Seeley, Jackson, and Halliday, 1884. Signed by the artist in gold paint in lower right corner. Title written in ink below image.
Half-length portrait of Sir Edward Walpole, turned to the left, wearing a long wig and the robes of the Bath.
Borden, Matthew C. D.--(Matthew Chaloner Durfee),--1842-1912--Ownership. Brecker, William D.--Ownership. Slaughter, Stephen, 1697-1765, artist. Strawberry Hill (Twickenham, London, England)--http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh87002938 Walpole, Edward,--Sir,--1706-1784,--depicted.--http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n87926965
Portraits. Watercolors--British--19th century.
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Horace Walpole and his world : select passages from his letters.
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