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Superb Pair of Large Portrait Drawings by J.S.Templeton (1 of 9)
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Prometheus Antiques
Prometheus Antiques is located in Nottingham, UK

Superb Pair of Large Portrait Drawings by J.S.Templeton

REF: LA349301
£995
€1154
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A stunning pair of life size, quarter length, portrait drawings by John Samuelson (Samuel) Templeton fl.1819-1857. The quality of the work is quite superb and the detail amazingly lifelike. The pair are in excellent condition with only the odd minor foxing mark. The two are both signed Templeton Fecit and dated 1849. The pair have had later mounts but are otherwise all original. The gilt frames are the original, they have had some old repairs and been overgilded. The overgilding has worn back revealing some of the original gilding underneath which gives the whole a great faded country house look. John Samuelson/Samuel Templeton is most widely known as a lithographic artist creating prints from other people’s portraits. He was born in Dublin and attended the Dublin Society’s drawing school in 1819. He moved to London and exhibited landscapes firstly at the Royal Academy from 1830-1833 and from 1841-1857 he switched to exhibiting portraits. The history of these works proports them to have been exhibited at The Royal Academy exhibition in 1849. The sitters are listed in the exhibition catalogue as Lady Caroline Turnor (No. 830) and Algernon Turnor 4th son of Mr and Lady Caroline Turnor (No. 908). The portraits would therefore be of Lady Caroline Finch-Hatton (1817-1888) daughter of the 10th Earl of Winchilsea and his wife Lady Georgina Charlotte Graham. She married Christopher Turnor on February 2, 1837. Their younger child, and only son, Algernon, was born in November 1845 this would be the other sitter. The pair have a huge decorative impact and instant English country house grandeur. Overall sizes in inches each, including frames: 32 by 37 At Prometheus Antiques we want our customers to be completely happy with our items everything is sold with a guarantee and all items are fully and clearly described. We do try to make sure that what you see on the screen is as true a reflection of the actual item in reality as possible. Photos should be clear and without excessive extra light, however if you would like other photos of an item please do get in touch. We can also send video or video chat so that you can get as accurate an idea of the piece that interests you as possible. We do have a private showroom 15 mins drive from Newark where Items can also be viewed by prior appointment. If you are unable to visit us please purchase with the knowledge that we give a money back guarantee if you are not satisfied, we only ask that you pay return transport costs. We are happy to organise deliveries to all destinations. Delivery of some items will be free depending on size, delivery method, and location. Where charges are made for delivery we try to be as cost effective as possible on your behalf. Deliveries can be organised all over the world so please do ask wherever you are. If an item interests you get in touch and we can always talk about various ways and costs that might be involved in getting it to you. Payment can be made by any of the following: Cheque, Bank Transfer, and all major Debit and Credit Cards over the telephone. We do also take Paypal payments. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any queries or questions, by email or on either: Mobile 24hr: 07932 624971 Shop: 0194921097 Also please visit our own website for more detailed descriptions and photos of items, www.prometheusantiques.com

measurements

Height:
940 mm
Width:
815 mm
Depth:
40 mm

declaration

Prometheus Antiques has clarified that the Superb Pair of Large Portrait Drawings by J.S.Templeton (LA349301) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being 1849

additional info

Material:
Paper
Origin:
English
Artisan:
-
Date of Manufacture:
1849

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location

This Superb Pair of Large Portrait Drawings by J.S.Templeton is located in Nottingham, UK

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