A large and impressive enamel of Edward Gibbon

HENRY BONE (1755-1834)

A large and impressive enamel of Edward Gibbon

c. 1780 United Kingdom

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Edward Gibbon, half length wearing a fur trimmed red coat and matching waistcoat
Enamel, in original turned wood frame, inscribed on the reverse Gibbon/ the Statesman/ enamel./ from the original/ painted by/ Sir Jos. Reynolds/ who lent it to the artist/ Bone
Oval, 4 inches high
Gibbon the Historian wrote the History of the Decline and Fall of the Romas Empire, 1776-88.

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Hallam Murray 1896
This maybe the enamel listed in National Portrait Gallery Mid Georgian Portraits by Ingamells, p.205 as being a version after the Reynolds attributed to Henry Bone formerly with Hallam Murray 1896
Dimensions
Height 4.00 inch (10.16 cm)
Stock Code
2171
Medium
enamel on copper
Signed/Inscribed
signed on the reverse, circa 1780
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