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Military Officer Oil Portrait Painting of Red Coat (1 of 17)
Mansion House Antiques & Fine Art
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Mansion House Antiques have been buying and selling quality antiques for over 25 years and have built up a wealth of knowledge and expertise in multiple categories of antiques,specialising predominantly in fine oil paintings and portraits from the 17th,18th & 19th century period.All our antiques can be exported to most destinations worldwide and all goods are professionally packed in house to the highest of standards.Paintings can also be viewed by appointment and delivery by hand in person is often a service of ours. All goods are supplied with an invoice detailing dateline and condition and are guaranteed as described.Our aim is to satisfy every customer and provide a first class service with free advise always on hand.
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Military Officer Oil Portrait Painting of Red Coat

REF: 0889 / LA408556
£22,500
€26,284
$28,302
Certified DealerApproved listing293 sales by dealer
Certified DealerApproved listing293 sales by dealer
Description
Huge Scale 19th Century Oil Portrait Painting On Canvas of A Distinguished Gentleman wearing ceremonial dress. John L.Scott ( b.1815-d.1888 ) Aged 73 Standing Three Quarter Length & Set Within A Carved Gilt-wood frame. He is depicted full length in this fine oil portrait, looking confidently towards the observer and portrays a dominant figure wearing ceremonial dress, his hand resting on a pile of books, denoting a man of intellectual ability and knowledge.The dress uniform is a scarlet red tunic and black tailored trousers with a bicorne feathered hat held in his right hand. His tunic is dressed with a double row of silver embossed buttons and displays silver braided epaulettes over his shoulders denoting an senior rank. He looks a notable character of importance fashioning his distinct side burns and grey moustache, both a distinguishing sign of a military man, proud of his appearance and upholding the standards expected from wearing a uniform whilst serving in public office. Family Tree John L.Scott Birthdate: February 23, 1815 Birthplace: Dumfries, Scotland Census 1881 London house 38 Green Street, Grosvenor Square, London (Middx) He married Mary Gillham, 14 Apr 1847 at St Mary, Birkenhead (Cheshire). Occupation John L.Scott lived in Mollance House and also farmed Dryburgh farm up to his death in 1888. He was a woollen manufacturer, who set up Kingholm Mill in 1857 in Dumfries Son of Robert Scott the tweed manufacturer. Occupation detailed in 1881 as Landed Proprietor, Jp & Ds, Died 23rd Oct 1888 at "Mollance", Castle Douglas, Dumfries (Scotland) - Aged 73. A unique opportunity to purchase an historic painting not very often brought to market. Quote Our Ref 0889
measurements
Height:
77 in
Width:
54 in
Depth:
2 in
declaration
Mansion House Antiques & Fine Art has clarified that the Military Officer Oil Portrait Painting of Red Coat (LA408556) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being 1880
condition
Very good order for age
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This Military Officer Oil Portrait Painting of Red Coat is located in United Kingdom

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