After William Hoare of Bath (British, 1707-1792) Lady Frances Seymour Conway Playing a Harp
- Sold for:
- European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3234B
- Date / Time :
- April 13, 2019 10:00AM
After William Hoare of Bath (British, 1707-1792)
Lady Frances Seymour Conway Playing a Harp
Unsigned, with a canvas stencil from P. Shea, Colorman, London, on the reverse.
Oil on canvas, 38 1/4 x 25 in. (97.0 x 63.5 cm), framed.
Condition: Minor retouch, craquelure, surface grime.
N.B. Based upon the colorman's stamp from Patrick Shea, the copy is presumed to date from the 1870s or later.
The copy is misidentified as after Gainsborough on an auction label affixed to the stretcher.
The P. Shea colorman's stencil is oval in format and has the address of 21 Warren Street. Patrick Shea operated his business out of this address 1871-1874 and again later 1883-1897.
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