portrait of anne parker by fredrick percy graves after joseph wright

Portrait of Anne Parker by Fredrick Percy Graves, After Joseph Wright.


Price

SOLD

Item Number

9085

Description

Oil on canvas in a period giltwood frame. Signed and dated 1879 verso.
This lovely portrait of the beautiful Anne Parker is a reduced size copy of the large (50 x 40 inches) 18th century original by the famous Joseph Wright A.R.A. (Wright of Derby).
Anne, her hair dressed with pearls, looks pensive and touches her wrist band which would have contained a miniature of a loved one. Her dog, also a symbol of loyalty and faithfulness, looks soulfully up at her.
ANNE PARKER (1768-1807), daughter of Robert Parker of Cuerden and his wife Anne Parker (née Townley of Royle Hall, Lancs) she married Richard Crosse who took the name and arms Legh of Adlington on inheriting from a cousin. Mother of Thomas Legh; Richard Townley Legh; Jane Legh; Sister of Banastre Parker and Thomas Townley Parker.
FREDERICK PERCY GRAVES (1837-1903) London address.1859-1872 Exhibited 25 works at The Society of British Artists, and 6 at The Royal Academy.
SIZE: 32 x 27 inches including the frame.
PROVENANCE: Verso: inscribed ' From Cuerden copy by Graves of portrait by J Wright (1734-96), about 1777-85 of Anne Parker. By descent note to verso: Anne Parker (1768-1807) daughter of Robert Parker of Cuerden and his wife Anne Parker (née Townley of Royle Hall, Lancs) she married Richard Crosse who took the name and arms Legh of Adlington on inheriting from a cousin. This copy by Graves in 1879 was of an original by Joseph Wright (1734-96). The original descended in the Crosse family. The copy came from Cuerden (the Parker family) to their descendant Helen Townley Crockatt (née Tatton).



Internal Ref: 9085


Dimensions

Height = 81 cm (32")
Width = 68 cm (27")
Depth = 5 cm (2")



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