Print: Baxter - CL 230   - One Baxter’s rarer portraits. A half-length oval portrait, set on a square sepia background, taken from a miniature on ivory from Romney's picture painted in 1789. 

 

Baxter’s 1860 Southgate and Barrett Auction Catalogue, which says of it: "This portrait is the only one which has been produced from the last miniature ever painted of this celebrated divine.  The original is in the possession of the Wesleyan Missionary Society and highly prized by that body.  Is highly patronized throughout the world." 

 

The print was produced from nine blocks, and was originally sold at 1s.

 

Date: 1858

 

Size (cm ht x w): 8.9 x 7.1 (oval image) 10.1 x 7.9 (original sheet)

 

State: Square original sheet is stuck to small old card and then over mounted in modern cream

 

Condition: Very good

Rev John Wesley

SKU: 1473
£45.00Price

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