George Engleheart (1750-1829)
Portrait of Colonel Cuppage
Watercolour on ivory
Signed lower right, ‘E’ in monogram. Inscribed by the artist on the backing paper, in Latin, ‘G Engleheart / painted this / 1806’
Museum no. Evans 111
Alan Evans Bequest, given by the National Gallery
The sitter has traditionally been called ‘Colonel Cuppage of the East Indies’.