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A pair of portraits of William Mellish (1605-1667) and his wife, Martha (1610-1684).

English School, 17th century.

Inscribed respectively:
Ano Domi 1639 Aetatis June 34 and N Byk fecit Ao 1637 June 4th.

With later inscriptions:
Wm Mellish Esq
3d Son of Edw. Mh
& Alice Reason
b. 31 Mh 1605. d 3 Ap. 1667
and
Martha Dr. of Saml. Goldsmith
W. of Wm Mellish
ob. 4 Jul. 1684 aet. 74

Oil on canvas.

Provenance:

By descent through the Mellish family, firstly Blyth Hall, Nottinghamshire and latterly at Hodsock Priory, Nottinghamshire to Frances Katharine Mellish who married Sir Andrew Buchanan 1st Baronet (1807-1882).

Thence by descent at Hodsock Priory to Sir Andrew Buchanan, 5th Baronet (b. 1937).

Dimensions:
Height: 42in. / 107cm.
Width: 34.5in. / 88cm.

Frame:
Height: 55in. /140cm.
Width: 47in. / 120cm).

Price

£65000.00

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  • Members are elected for their knowledge, integrity and quality of stock
  • Our clients are protected by BADA’s code of conduct
  • Our dealers’ membership is reviewed and renewed annually
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