Fine 18th Century Oil Painting Large Antique English Georgian Conversation Piece

Fine 18th Century Oil Painting Large Antique English Georgian Conversation Piece
Fine 18th Century Oil Painting Large Antique English Georgian Conversation Piece
Fine 18th Century Oil Painting Large Antique English Georgian Conversation Piece
Fine 18th Century Oil Painting Large Antique English Georgian Conversation Piece
Fine 18th Century Oil Painting Large Antique English Georgian Conversation Piece
Fine 18th Century Oil Painting Large Antique English Georgian Conversation Piece
Fine 18th Century Oil Painting Large Antique English Georgian Conversation Piece
Fine 18th Century Oil Painting Large Antique English Georgian Conversation Piece
Fine 18th Century Oil Painting Large Antique English Georgian Conversation Piece

Fine 18th Century Oil Painting Large Antique English Georgian Conversation Piece

A very fine large 18. Century English oil painting of The Hopkins Family from the circle of Johann Zoffany R. It was exhibited as'The Hopkins Family with Dr.

Recently cleaned and restored by Simon Gillespie Studio. Featured on BBC Television's. The portrait group depicts Sir John Hopkins of the Queen Victoria Rifles, his wife, two sons; William, born 1751, and Charles, born 1761, and three daughters; Mary Anne, born 1753, Elizabeth born 1755, Amelia born 1757, with the family physician Dr.

The following except is from' Johan Zoffany R. By Lady Victoria Manners and Dr.

The room in which the group is represented is a typical London drawing-room of the period, well-lit from a large. Window, having the tea equipage in full view and a harpsichord near at hand. Sir John Hopkins, the great-grandfather of the present owner, is the chief personage in it, and with him is his wife, his two sons, his three daughters and a friend, Dr. There is the customary round table, and as in the Willoughby de Broke picture and many others, the tea-things spread out upon it. One daughter is at the harpsichord, another turning over the music, the elder son stands near to the elegant mantelpiece, one sister by him and another near to her mother.

It is just a family scene, quiet, simple and without pose, a charming pictorial record. By descent through the family to Colonel Bradney (great-grandson of Sir John Hopkins) of Talycoed Court, Monmouthshire; remnants of Royal Academy exhibition label verso; private collection of Lady Hopkins, 1920; private collection of Mrs V.

According to the 1920 biography of Zoffany the painting debuted at the London exhibition of the British Society of Artists in 1769, catalogue number 359. In 1930 it formed part of the exhibition of.

Organised by the eminent art collector Sir Philip Sassoon that brought together 152 privately owned works at Sassoon's residence 25 Park Lane. (canvas only) 97cm x 127cm (38" x 50"). Superb hand-carved giltwood Chippendale design frame. Newly professionally cleaned, restored, and re-varnished by Simon Gillespie Studio, Bond Street, London (as seen on BBC Television's'Britain's Lost Masterpieces').

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Fine 18th Century Oil Painting Large Antique English Georgian Conversation Piece