Victorian oil on canvas portrait c.1845

Victorian oil on canvas portrait c.1845

Code: 10476

Dimensions:

W: 30cm (11.8")H: 40cm (15.7")

SOLD

Victorian oil on canvas 

English dated 1845 

 

Interesting subject - Mourning portrait of deceased lady with notification from Undertakers on reverse :

1. Hairfield Terrace Bow

Sir, You are requested to attend the funeral of the late Mrs Anne Mundy tomorrow Wednesday the 3rd September at 2 o clock.

The mourning coach will call for you

Bow Road

Your obedient humble servant

Iving Esq. Undertaker

To Mr Hopcraft 1845 Charles Hopcraft

The likeness of my dear soul...only...taken after death

Delicate piece of art as likely been hung by a fire for many years. An important piece of one families history