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The Bowden Children, oils on ivorine panel, miniature, with scratched name 'Hoppner' lower left, 14cm x 10cm together with a further circular miniature of classical huntresses, 6.5cm diameter set in a gilt cast brass frame and two further miniature portraits of young women (4)
The original portrait by John Hoppner of The Bowden Children was sold by Christie's on 26th January 2017. Hoppner was a neighbour of the Bowden Family at Fulham and painted the children John William aged 5 next to his sister Mary Anne aged 3
Condition: the Hoppner style miniature in good condition with some oxidisation to the gilt metal frame; the miniature of the classical archers with some deterioration to the paint surface, the frame with oxidisation; the two further miniatures in reasonable condition
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