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Edward Eversley - John Christopher Miles

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1850

  • £480.00
  • €570 Euro
  • $645 US Dollar

United Kingdom

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A charming naive school portrait of a 9 year old Edward Haynes Eversley, stood in a country house interior, his dog sat at his feet, begging for a biscuit. There is a table with a sumptuous green cover, a vase of flowers, books and the plate of those biscuits. A giltwood and red upholstered chair is to the boy’s right with - my favourite part - a green parrot, watching on. All stood on a rather splendid looking carpet.
Oil on canvas, unframed. Obvious signs of age. Inscribed to the reverse and signed by the artist, ‘J.C. Miles’ - John Christopher Miles, an artist active at the time whose works achieve good results at auction.

According to records, Edward Haynes (or Haines) Eversley (1841-1924) had connections to North America and also Somerset, England. He married Hester Elizabeth Penruddlocke and they had 3 children.

Dated 1850.

Dimensions: 

  • H: 60.5cm (23.82in)
  • W: 51cm (20.08in)
  • D: 2cm (0.79in)

Period: 

1850

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