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Portrait of Sir Francis Whichcote (c.1692-1775), when a Boy, Circle of Herman Verelst (1641-1690).

Oil on canvas, in a painted oval, 71.1cm by 57.1cm.

Sir Francis Whichcote, Bt. was an ancestor of Isabella Whichcote who married Lord Burghley, later 4th Marquess of Exeter, in 1875.

The artist, who worked in Amsterdam, Italy and Vienna, before moving to London, where he died, specialised in portraits and still life paintings.

REFERENCE: PIC711

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