‘The Black Boy’ was painted by Liverpool artist William L. Windus in 1844. The portrait has been on display in the International Slavery Museum since 2007, but there are still many things that we don’t know about the sitter and his experiences as a Black child in 19th century Liverpool. Following a dedicated research project, […]
A member is seeking an artist attribution for this pastel portrait of a young prince Albert. Please use the comment box below for suggestions.
A new query for the network: “…. an interesting double portrait which I acquired as ‘English School’ and I was wondering if it could be possible to attribute an artist to it? It seems to have a strong stylistic similarity to Sarah Hoadly’s portrait of her husband Bishop Benjamin Hoadly in the National Portrait […]
A new submission to the queries board as follows: I am trying to find some help with a portrait I came across about two years ago. This oil on canvas has a plate at the bottom that reads, ‘Lady Fitzgerald, Thomas Gainsborough’. Hugh Belsey later ruled out this being the artist and suggested maybe it […]
The Royal Green Jackets (Rifles) Museum at Winchester has in its collection two full-length portraits of Major General Coote Manningham (1765-1809) and his brother Lieutenant Colonel Boyd Manningham (1766-97). They were received from descendants of these two brothers by the Rifle Brigade Museum in 1956. Framed, they are apparently unsigned and undated. The two pictures […]
A member is seeking artist attributions for this portrait, or information on artists working in court circles at this time. Portrait of King George III, wearing Windsor uniform, c.1800 oil on canvas, unsigned, relined Private collection, Europe Please add your responses in the comments box below.
A member is seeking suggestions as to artist and sitter for this portrait of a young man with riding crop, 100 x 127 cms. There’s a Charles Roberson stamp on the canvas. Click the image below for a larger version. Please use the comments space below to send your responses, thanks.
A member is looking for ideas as to artist attribution and sitter identity regarding this miniature portrait, oil on copper. The sitter wears an unidentified medal and lace-edged collar. Please use the comments section at the bottom of the page to share your ideas.