William Gwynn (British, 19th century) watercolor, three-quarter portrait of a young blue eyed gentleman wearing an unbuttoned blue coat. Signed "Wm Gwynn 1809" lower left. Illegible writing lower right, possibly the name of the subject. Housed in a giltwood frame with applied leaf decoration. Sight – 5 1/2" H x 4 3/4" W. Framed – 8 1/2" H x 7 3/4" W. Provenance: the estate of Luke Eldridge Wright, Memphis, Tennessee. CONDITION: Portrait shows some foxing. The frame has considerable loss to the leaf decorations, and exfoliation to the gilding.
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