portrait of a boy c1730 attributed to john verelst

Portrait of a Boy c.1730; Attributed to John Verelst.


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Oil on canvas in an 18th century carved and giltwood frame.
An early 18th century portrait of a young gentleman, expensively and fashionably dressed...a plain blue velvet coat and a finely embroidered waistcoat was a combination much favoured by the English gentry and prosperous merchant class.
The sitter stands within a landscape and toys with the button on his tricorne hat tucked under his arm.
JOHN VERELST (active 1698-1734) was born in England, of Netherlandish stock. His father was Harman Verelst, a portrait painter who came to England in 1683, part of the famous family of artists....Pieter(1), Harman, Pieter(2), John, Maria, Simon and Willem.
John married Ann Tureng at St. James's in 1692.
SIZE: 38 x 32 inches inc. frame.
PROVENANCE: Wiltshire; a long term private collection.
Internal Ref: 9026


Height = 96 cm (38")
Width = 81 cm (32")
Depth = 5 cm (2")

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