Rare Set of Three Georgian Portraits in frames attributed to William Mathie

from the circle of John Singleton Copley and retaining their original fine rococo giltwood frames, depicting two ladies and a gentleman, possibly mother, son and daughter-in-law; the older female sitter shown in lace cap and holding a rose, the younger with jewel-dressed hair and with one hand raised to the bow on the neckline of her dress, the gentleman simply dressed in grey coat with blue waistcoat; the giltwood frames formed of flower-carved rococo scrollwork

Height 76cm
Width 63cm
English, mid 18th century

Portraits in identical frames are in the collection of the Earl of Wemyss, Gosford House, where many of the carved giltwood mirror and picture frames were supplied by William Mathie for the Charteris (Wemyss) family at Amisfield House

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