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Charming Portrait of a Seated Gentleman

Watercolour over pencil, highlighted with white. Signed R.R. Scanlan and dated 1843. Robert Richard Scanlan (1801-1876) was an Irish painter and watercolourist who executed many portraits, which he subsequently exhibited at The Royal Hibernian Academy (1826-1864). He was to become Master of the Cork School of Design, later moving to work in London where he exhibited at The Royal Academy (1837-1859) and lived in Mitcham, Surrey. His work was described by Professor Ann Crookshank of Trinity College, Dublin, as 'charmingly evocative of the leisured society of Victorian Ireland'. His best-known works were portraits of Sir Robert Peel and the Duke of Wellington. This portrait in an oak frame with gilt slip.
Irish, circa 1843
H. 14" W. 12.5"
Stock No. 8966
Price: £695
SALE PRICE: £556

Price: £556.00




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Charming Portrait of a Seated Gentleman

Watercolour over pencil, highlighted with white. Signed R.R. Scanlan and dated 1843. Robert Richard Scanlan (1801-1876) was an Irish painter and watercolourist who executed many portraits, which he subsequently exhibited at The Royal Hibernian Academy (1826-1864). He was to become Master of the Cork School of Design, later moving to work in London where he exhibited at The Royal Academy (1837-1859) and lived in Mitcham, Surrey. His work was described by Professor Ann Crookshank of Trinity College, Dublin, as 'charmingly evocative of the leisured society of Victorian Ireland'. His best-known works were portraits of Sir Robert Peel and the Duke of Wellington. This portrait in an oak frame with gilt slip.
Irish, circa 1843
H. 14" W. 12.5"
Stock No. 8966
Price: £695
SALE PRICE: £556

Price: £556.00

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