Lot 64


Portrait miniature of Master James Hannen (later Sir James Hannen) (1821-1894), seated in a red chair, wearing brown suit, white shirt and black stock, 1833

Watercolour on ivory

Rectangular ormolu frame with inner gilded slip

Oval, 5.4in (136mm) high


Christies, London, 11 July 1985, lot 471;

Sotheby’s, London, 19 & 24 October 1989, lot 330;

European Private Collection


Royal Academy, 1833, no. 753 (Master James Hannen)

This portrait, by the London portraitist, and curator of the then newly opened Dulwich College Picture Gallery, Stephen Poyntz Denning, shows the judge James Hannen as a boy aged twelve. 

This lot is subject to CITES regulations.

Estimate: £400-£600