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follower of Henry Raeburn, ? George Wauchope

Photo courtesy of Dave Penman (All rights reserved)

Details

Country House
Doddington Hall
Title(s)
? George Wauchope
Location
Ground Floor, Bottom Of Stairs & Lower Staircase To First Floor
Medium and support
Oil on panel
Dimensions
Overall height: 52 cm, Overall width: 40 cm
Artist
follower of Henry Raeburn (1756-1823)
Catalogue Number
DN38

Description

The portrait came to Doddington through the marriage of Charles Francis ‘Bobby’ Cracroft Jarvis (1875–1957) to Helen Constance Hunter Blair, daughter of Sir Edward Hunter Blair of Blairquhan and Dunskey, fourth Baronet (1818–1896) and Elizabeth Wauchope (d. 1899). Although the sitter has been identified as Anthony Wauchope, no person of this name is mentioned in the Wauchope family biography.1 Rather, he may in fact be George Wauchope (1785–1848), father of Elizabeth Wauchope. The portrait, which is small in scale, may be a study for a larger work.

by Martin Postle

Footnotes

  1. See James Paterson, History and Genealogy of the Family of Waucope of Niddrie-Merschell, Edinburgh, 1858.

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