11637

PAINTING OF TWO SCHOOLBOYS, POSSIBLY ATTENDING ETON COLLEGE

English. Late Eighteenth Or Early Nineteenth Century. 11637

Measurements

Framed: Height: 35" (88.9 cm); Width: 30 1/8" (76.5 cm) Sight Size: Height: 29 1/8" (73.9 cm); Width: 24 1/4" (61.5 cm).

Research
Oil on canvas.

Marks:
Paper label to the reverse:
FF 0171 18th century painting of two Eton schoolboys, English ca 1780.

Provenance:
Mallet, Bourden House, London, mid 1980s.
A Distinguished Boston Collection.

This painting, acquired from Mallett, Bourden House, when under the connoisseurial leadership of David Nickerson, captures two Georgian-era students, described in the paper label to the reverse as “two Eton schoolboys.”

Research report available on request.

Full research report available on request.