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Handsome pair of extraordinary monumental British Portraits of a sea captain and his wife. Paintings truly fit for a mansion.
Gilt framed oil on canvas, Portrait of the Honorable Francis Charles Annesley (Irish, 1775-1832), Captain in the Royal Navy, British School, 19th c., inscribed on stretch verso, sight:
49"h, 29"w, overall: 59"h, 48"w, 40.5 lbs
Gilt framed oil on canvas, Portrait of the Honorable Mrs. Francis Charles Annesley (nee Mary Ratcliffe), British School, early 19th c., inscribed on stretcher verso, bears Picksford Ltd and Thompson & Son Depository labels verso both with the name Howe, the married name of the sitter's daughter, sight: 49.5"h, 40.5"w, overall 62"h, 52.5"w, 49.5 lbs
Ref: "The Peerage of the British Empire" by Edmund Lodeg (1856)
Some gilt loss to frames.
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