Miniature Portrait of Rev. Thomas Thackeray (1693-1760)

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English School
18th century
England, 18th century
Watercolor on ivory.
maximum dimensions: 3 1/4 x 2 5/8 inches (83 x 67 mm), oval
Bequest of Gordon N. Ray, 1987.
1986.2552
Provenance: 
Sotheby's, 29 March 1912, lot 403; from the library of Gordon N. Ray.
Notes: 

Headmaster of Harrow and Archdeacon of Surrey, great-grandfather of William Makepeace Thackeray.
In oval brass frame.
Possibly a copy of an original once in the possession of the sitter's son, William M. Thackeray (1749-1813).

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The sitter is shown facing 3/4 to the left, wearing a wig and dressed in clerical attire.

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