11637 PAINTING OF TWO SCHOOLBOYS, POSSIBLY ATTENDING ETON COLLEGE English. Late Eighteenth Or Early Nineteenth Century. 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).
Oil on canvas.
Paper label to the reverse:
FF 0171 18th century painting of two Eton schoolboys, English ca 1780.
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.