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.

Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
144 x 71 cm
Art Fund grant:
£1,250 ( Total: £11,500)
Acquired in:
1983
Vendor:
Roy Miles

Inscribed with a coat of arms.

Provenance

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

Venue details

The Geffrye Museum of the Home 136 Kingsland Road, Hoxton, London London E2 8EA 020 7739 9893 www.geffrye-museum.org.uk

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