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ROBERT EDGE PINE (c.1730-1788)

c. 1730 to 1788, England

A bust portrait of a gentleman in green coat and waistcoat with silver thread and white lace stock and cuffs with a tricorn hat under his arm

Oil on canvas

76.40 x 63.50 cm    30.08 x 25.00 inches

Provenance
Provenance: Ex collection Jules Cambon

Robert Edge Pine was one of London’s leading portrait painters in the 1760s and even before then he was described in the November 1748 edition of the Universal Magazine as an “eminent painter”. He portrayed royalty and was one of the first painters to do portraits of actors and when he emigrated to America in 1784, he depicted some of the key figures from the American War of Independence....
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