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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)
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’.
Frame: carved, gessoed and gilded Lely style frame panel frame, probably contemporary with painting.
Adopted by Charity