George Powell


Set against a stormy cloud backdrop, this experienced naval officer, traditionally known as George Powell, is shown wearing a navy coat with gold-edged white facings and a tied cravat. His powdered wig is tied in a queue with a narrow ribbon.

Dating to the 1780s, the portrait is set in the original gold frame enclosed on the reverse and with a watch top hanger.

APHA Registration: ZTGHKHSV

Item Ref. 7312

Size: framed, 66 x 52mm + hanger

Provenance: Bonhams, 2007