English School

Lot Details

Lot 20
English School
18th Century
Portrait of a Man said to be Thomas Hoppston of Ashley, Cheshire
Oil on canvas
50 x 40 inches (127 x 101.6 cm)

An old and partially effaced label on the stretcher reads: Thomas Hoppston of A[sh]ley, Cheshire, a decendent of Sir Ralph...of Middleton who was a knight in the ...mas father of Thomas also of Ashley...

Estimate: $1,000 - $2,000
Sold for $2,500 (includes buyer's premium)

Additional Notes & Condition Report

Glue relined. Dense varnish layer. Filled hole in upper right quadrant, some touches of inpainting in lower left quadrant. Some strengthening of the contours of the wig. Eyebrows, lips and contours of the chin appear to have been repainted, but this is not visible under UV light.


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Estimate: $1,000 - $2,000
Sold for $2,500 (includes buyer's premium)

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Important English & Continental Furniture / Old Master Paintings

Wed, May 19, 2010 at 10am EDT
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