Lot 282A (MH211 Two Day Fine Art Sale, 12th June 2018)

Sold for £1,300

Lot details

Francis Cotes, RA (1726-1770) ''Mr. Gouch (Gootz?)'' - portrait of a Spanish gentleman wearing a powdered wig and a grey velvet-trimmed coat, with inscription on an old label verso, pastel, 62 x 49cms; 24 1/2 x 19 1/4in. PROVENANCE: (According to the label) ''Presented to William Jacobson (who was first cousin of Mrs. John Drake Pridham) by a Portuguese exile whom he had befriended and presented by William Jacobson to Mrs. Derwent Coleridge''. See illustration