Portrait of a Gentleman by Francis Cotes

Half-length figure resting his hands on a walking stick.

Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
90 x 70 cm
Art Fund grant:
£2,500 ( Total: £4,410)
Acquired in:
1928
Vendor:
Holford Sale

Head turned. Portrait believed to represent John Simpson of Esslington, Northumberland. Inscribed 'F Cotes, pxt 1765 (F and C in monogram)'.

Provenance

Holford Collection

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