Sir John Perring Bt (1765-1831) Mayor of London
Sir John Perring Bt (1765-1831) Mayor of London

WILLIAM GRIMALDI (1751-1830)

Sir John Perring Bt (1765-1831) Mayor of London

1809 United Kingdom

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Sir John Perring Bt (1765-1831) Mayor of London
Signed on the obverse and inscribed on the reverse Sir John Perring Bart/ Lord Mayor of London/ 1803/ William Grimaldi/ pinxt 1809
Gold coloured frame with glazed reverse to reveal inscription

A large memorial plaque can be found inside St. Pancras church which reads:
IN MEMORY OF
SIR JOHN PERRING, BART
SON AND HEIR OF PHILIP PERRING OF MODBURY
IN THIS COUNTY ESQUIRE
IN 1803 HE WAS ELECTED LORD MAYOR OF LONDON.
HE WAS RETURNED TO PARLIAMENT FOR ROMSEY IN 1806.
AND HE REPRESENTED HYTHE FROM 1810 UNTIL 1820.
HE DIED IN LONDON JANUARY 30TH 1831 AGED 66 YEARS.
AND HIS REMAINS WERE INTERRED IN ST PANCRAS CHURCH MIDDX.

Grimaldi was the great-grandson of Alessandro Maria Grimaldi, the heir and representative of the Genoese family of Grimaldi, who had settled in England after the bombardment of Genoa in 1684. His clients included many persons of distinction, including the Prince of Wales and Prince Frederick, Duke of York and Albany. In 1790 he was appointed enamel painter to the Duke of York, in 1791 to the Duchess of York, and in 1804 to the Prince of Wales.
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Dimensions
Height 71.00 mm (2.80 inches)
Stock Code
2570
Medium
watercolour on ivory
Signed/Inscribed
signed on the obverse and in full on the reverse and dated 1809
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