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Portrait of Richard Baxter (1615-1691)

Oil painting on canvas., 825x950x75mm, Frame: carved, gessoed and gilded.

Provenance: Attributed to John Riley (1646-1691)

Collection: Portrait


Half length, wearing black.

Inscr. TL. Richard Baxter. | 1615-1691. Gilded wooden plaque on lower frame member ‘Richard Baxter. | 1615, - 1691.  Handwritten octagonal label in ballpoint pen on upper stretcher member ‘WO | 8698 | 2’. Stamped into the reverse of vertical stretcher cross member ‘F Leedham | Liner’.  In graphite on frame sealing tape ‘31’.

Painted Oval.

Frame: carved, gessoed and gilded Lely style frame panel frame, probably contemporary with painting. 

Adopted by Charity