Portrait of a boy with the Perceval family coat of arms by Unknown Artist

The sitter is depicted full length, in Elizabethan costume at the age of about eleven, he comes from a family in Candover, near Shrewsbury.


Oil on canvas
144 x 71 cm
Art Fund grant:
£1,250 ( Total: £11,500)
Acquired in:
Roy Miles

Inscribed with a coat of arms.


In the sitter's family until sold by PL Perceval, Christie's, 16 April 1982, lot 69.

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