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Chantry Fine Art Collection

Subject:  Portrait of the Platt Family - a watercolour

Artist:  Thomas Charles Wageman (1787-1863)

Provenance:  see below

Date:    1844  

Size:  20”x16”    

Condition:  Fine

Frame:   It is in a very fine, original, frame. The watercolour is glazed


Details:   Thomas Charles Wageman was an early 19th century portrait and miniature painter both in oil and watercolour.   


He was sufficiently eminent to be appointed Portrait Painter to the King of Holland.


He exhibited at the Royal Academy from 1816-1848, and also at the British Institute of Artists, Suffolk Street, and the New Watercolour Society.


This very fine watercolour family portrait was painted in 1844.           


It is signed and dated and is of the Platt family of East Sheen.     


An old label on the reverse gives an address “Mrs. Platt, 18 Sheen Gate Gardens, East Sheen”.


It has a noted provenance, the St.Helier Gallery, Jersey, and is from the collection of the late John Appleby of that gallery.


The condition is fine.      


It is housed in a very fine, original, frame.


Price: £895




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