'Captain Andre', possibly Sir William Lewis André, Bt

1 portrait of Sir William Lewis André, Bt

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'Captain Andre', possibly Sir William Lewis André, Bt

by Henry Bone, after Unknown artist
pencil drawing squared in ink for transfer, early 19th century
3 1/2 in. x 2 3/8 in. (88 mm x 61 mm)
Acquired from Sir George Scharf, 1890
Reference Collection
NPG D17778

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  • Henry Bone (1755-1834), Enamel painter. Artist or producer associated with 677 portraits, Sitter in 6 portraits.
  • Unknown artist, Artist. Artist or producer associated with 6578 portraits.

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Geoff Holt

12 October 2021, 14:18

To the memory of Sir William Lewis ANDRE, of Bath, Baronet, who departed this life the 11th. of November 1802, aged 42 years. Also to the memory of Mary Louisa Andre, mother of the above and widow of Anthony Andre, Esq: who died 22d. Feb: 1813, aged 91. Also to the memory of Anne Margaret Andre, late of the Circus, Bath, obiit 8th. of August 1830, in her 77th. year.

The Baronetcy Andre of Southampton , created 4th March 1781 was awarded to William Lewis Andre (1st & last Bt.) brother of Major John Andre who was executed as a spy in America 2nd October 1780.
(source The Extinct Baronetage of England , Scotland & Ireland - Burke 1844 (Google Books))