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MID 18TH CENTURY BRITISH SCHOOL oil on canvas - portrait of Mrs Catherine Allix in lace cap, inscribed verso 'Mrs Allix, Daughter of Dr. Green, Bishop of Ely, 1720. Great, Great Grandmother of Noel Charles Allix, who was born 1846', oval 28 x 23.5cms
Provenance: Private collection (West Wales)
Auctioneer's Note : Rt. Rev. Dr. Thomas Green was Master of Corpus Christi College, Cambridge (1698-1716), Bishop of Norwich (1708-1721) and Bishop of Ely (1723-1738). He had two daughters, Catherine Allix (1707-1792)and Anne Clarke.
Comments: laid down, some areas of flaked paint, board warped, frame with some losses
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