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19th Century Portrait Of Prime Minister Spencer Perceval Attributed To George Francis Joseph


£9,500 | $12,650 USD | €10,764 EUR
Item Number: SA632062
Date of manufacture: 18th Century
Current Status: For sale
Seller: Country House Fine Art
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A late 18th early 19th century oil on canvas Portrait of Prime Minister Spencer Perceval, bust-length, in an interior, holding papers.Attributed to George Francis Joseph (unsigned)
Spencer perceval is the only British prime minister to have been assassinated. The portrait is housed in a 19th century gilt frame (probably original)
The size overall is 82 cm x 98 cm (H) and the painting is 61 x74 cm
The frame and painting are in very good condition
Spencer Perceval
Spencer Perceval KC (1 November 1762 11 May 1812) was a British statesman who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from October 1809 until his assassination in May 1812. Perceval is the only British prime minister to have been murdered. He was also the only Solicitor General or Attorney General to become Prime Minister.
George Francis Joseph [1762-1812]
George Francis Joseph ARA (1764 1846) was an English portrait painter.He was born 25 November 1764, and became a student at the Royal Academy in 1784. In 1813 he was elected an Associate of the Academy. He practised in London until 1836, when he retired to Cambridge; there he died in 1846, having continued to exhibit at the Academy until that year,one of his portraits of Spencer Perceval, painted in 1812, and Sir Stamford Raffles (1817) went to the National Portrait Gallery, London.
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This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as 18th Century.


Height = 98 cm (38.6")
Width = 82 cm (32.3")
Depth = 5 cm (2.0")

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