Lemuel Francis Abbott

Portrait of a lady, traditionally identified as Elizabeth, wife of Bishop Andrew Downe, three-quarter-length, seated in a blue dress



Lemuel Francis Abbott - Portrait of a lady, traditionally identified as Elizabeth, wife of Bishop Andrew Downe, three-quarter-length, seated in a blue dress



Lemuel Francis Abbott
Portrait of a lady, traditionally identified as Elizabeth, wife of Bishop Andrew Downe, three-quarter-length, seated in a blue dress
128.1 x 101.8 cm
Oil on canvas
Bears signature, date and inscription 'ELIZ.WILSON/Wife of/ W/ The Revd. AND. DOWNE/ AETAT. XXXV/ L.F. Abbott Pinx/ 1786' (on the reverse, possibly transcribed from original canvas)
Sale Bonhams, London, 23 October 2019


Provenance

Sale, Sotheby's, London, 23 March 1960, lot 41
with Swan Fine Art, London, where purchased by the present owner in 2000
sale Bonhams, London, 23 October 2019, nr. 177

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Lemuel Francis Abbott Portrait of Henry Callender standing full-length in a landscape in the attire of Captain General of the Blackheath Golf Club, holding a wooden headed spoon with a metal headed blade putter by his side
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Lemuel Francis Abbott Portrait of a young boy, three-quarter-length, in a brown coat and breeches, holding a skipping rope before a landscape
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