R. Ricardo by Nightingale

Signed with initials & dated 1840

£190

This portrait portrays a scholarly-looking gentleman named by an inscription on the reverse as R. Ricardo. Sporting fashionable side-whiskers, he is dressed in an open double-breasted coat over a collared waistcoat and dark stock.

Pencil heightened with watercolour on card, signed with the artist’s initials and dated 1840. The portrait is presented in a handsome bird’s eye maple frame with a gilt slip.

Item Ref. 4247

Size: framed, 256 x 210mm