£250 - £350
FOLLOWER OF SIR GODFREY KNELLER PORTRAIT OF MADAM TRYGARN OF PLAS BERW half length in a satin dress and red stole, oil on canvas, 76 x 63.5cm, unlined, contemporary early 19th century giltwood cavetto frame
Exhibited: National Museum of Wales, Loan Exhibition of Portraits from Welsh Houses 1948, Catalogue no 29.
According to an old label on the frame, the sitter's mother was the sister of the Revd Owen Walker of Plas Berw, the last of the name, though not of the family.
Much affected by storage in a dusty attic but undamaged, dusty/dirty with discoloured varnish, the frame slightly chipped and affected by damp