In Profile

Nightingale, 1840


Sporting fashionable side-whiskers, this scholarly young gentleman wears an open double-breasted coat over a collared waistcoat and a dark stock. An inscription on the reverse names him as R. Ricardo.

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