John Philip Kemble
Enamel on copper: oval
"HH /1801[?]" (b. r.); "John Phil. Kemble" (enamel on verso); "H. Hone A. R. A. Pinx / 1801[?]" (red paint on verso)
Mathews 326 or 328
RW 427 (by Nathaniel Hone)
1833 London, Queen's Bazaar, Oxford Street, "Mr Mathews's Gallery of Theatrical Portraits" (326 or 328)
Original: Private Collection London, watercolour on paper 11.1 x 9, initialled and dated 1786
Head and shoulders of Kemble wearing a brown doublet, a high white collar and a red cloak. There is a 3-4cm crack in the enamel extending from the top edge across the sitter's hair and right cheek.