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by Benjamin Holl, after and published by F.A. Rickardsstipple engraving, published September 1842NPG D40481
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Cryder H. Bankes, III
17 November 2016, 20:57
I have a painting of William Hawes, musician and Vicar Choral at St. Paul's Cathedral in the early 19th century. After recently having it cleaned and restored, I found the signature "F.A. Rickards" and what looks to be the date 1848 (although Hawes died in 1846). The signature can only be seen under a very strong light, but the painting is quite good. Painting is currently in Pennsylvania, USA.
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