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Sir Joshua Reynolds P.R.A. Portrait of Robert Jones of Fonmon (1738–1793), three-quarter-length, wearing a Hussar’s uniform, holding a cap, a colonnade to the left

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The Property of Sir Brooke Boothby, 15th Bt., removed from Fonmon Castle, Glamorgan

Sir Joshua Reynolds P.R.A.
Plympton, Devon 1723–1792 London
Portrait of Robert Jones of Fonmon (1738–1793), three-quarter-length, wearing a Hussar’s uniform, holding a cap, a colonnade to the left

oil on canvas
unframed: 126.4 x 101 cm.; 49¾ x 39¾ in.
framed: 153 x 127 cm.; 60¼ x 50 in.

Provenance:
Commissioned by the sitter, Robert Jones III of Fonmon (1738–1793), to hang at Fonmon Castle, Glamorganshire;

Thence by descent to his son, Robert Jones IV (1773–1834);

Thence by inheritance to his nephew, Robert Oliver Jones (1811–1885);

Thence by descent to his daughter, Edith Alicia Jones, who married Robert Arthur Valpy (1844–1894);

Thence by descent to their daughter, Clara Valpy (1877–1869), who married Sir Seymour Boothby (1866–1951);

Thence by descent in the Boothby family at Fonmon Castle, Vale of Glamorgan, to the present owner.

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The Property of Sir Brooke Boothby, 15th Bt., removed from Fonmon Castle, Glamorgan

Sir Joshua Reynolds P.R.A.
Plympton, Devon 1723–1792 London
Portrait of Robert Jones of Fonmon (1738–1793), three-quarter-length, wearing a Hussar’s uniform, holding a cap, a colonnade to the left

oil on canvas
unframed: 126.4 x 101 cm.; 49¾ x 39¾ in.
framed: 153 x 127 cm.; 60¼ x 50 in.

Provenance:
Commissioned by the sitter, Robert Jones III of Fonmon (1738–1793), to hang at Fonmon Castle, Glamorganshire;

Thence by descent to his son, Robert Jones IV (1773–1834);

Thence by inheritance to his nephew, Robert Oliver Jones (1811–1885);

Thence by descent to his daughter, Edith Alicia Jones, who married Robert Arthur Valpy (1844–1894);

Thence by descent to their daughter, Clara Valpy (1877–1869), who married Sir Seymour Boothby (1866–1951);

Thence by descent in the Boothby family at Fonmon Castle, Vale of Glamorgan, to the present owner.

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