Fine Porcelain and Pottery - Lot 29

A rare biographical script portrait of John Wesley c.1885, printed after Glück Rosenthal, the portrait drawn using a continuous calligraphic script of his life taken from Richard Watson's 1831 biography, together with a printed transcript and six other prints relating to Wesley and Methodism. (7)

Cf. Proceedings of the Wesley Historical Society, Vol. XIX, 1933-34 for a history of the picture, only a handful of copies of which remain.

Provenance: from the collection of the late Reverend John J Perry.

Estimate: £100 - 200
Hammer Price £ 250


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