After George Romney (British, 1734-1802) Portrait of Robert Raikes (1735-1811)
- Sold for:
- European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2542B
- Date / Time :
- April 09, 2011 10:00AM
After George Romney (British, 1734-1802)
Portrait of Robert Raikes (1735-1811)
Unsigned, bears presentation plaque.
Oil on canvas, 30 x 25 1/8 in. (76.2 x 63.9 cm), framed.
Condition: Paint losses, scattered abrasions, craquelure.
Provenance: A New England estate.
N.B. This head and shoulders likeness of Robert Raikes is based upon George Romney's three-quarter length portrait of Raikes in the collection of the National Portrait Gallery in London. Raikes was the founder of the Sunday School Movement in England.