• Portrait of a Young Boy -
    Sold

    Half-length, in Van Dyck costume

    Signed verso: Rd Phelps Fecit/Augt 7 1780

    pencil on laid paper watermarked with a castle, oval

    17.3 x 14.6 cm., 6 ? x 5 ? inches

     

    Provenance:

    Iolo Williams

    Alan Hobson (1942-2002)

     

    This is a rare signed drawing by the Somerset artist Richard Phelps. He painted portraits, of which several are at Dunster Castle, horses and inn signs. He also collaborated with the amateur artist and collector Coplestone Warre Bampfylde (1720-1791) of Hestercombe.

     

Thumbnail panels:
Now Loading