Lot 304
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John Downman A.R.A.

3,000 - 4,000 GBP
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  • John Downman A.R.A.
  • Portrait of Ellen, George, Frederick and Amelia Ray, playing shuttle-cock
  • Each watercolour over pencil, heightened with black and white chalk and stump, held in original carved gilt-wood frames;
    the first signed in black chalk, lower right: J. Downman  / 1795;
    the second and third signed in black chalk, lower left: J. Downman / 1796
together with a pair of portraits of their parents; Frederick and Ellen Ray of Abingdon, Oxfordshire, by the same hand



Dr. G.C.Williamson, John Downman, A.R.A. His Life and Works, London 1907, p. lv, no. 9