Portrait of Rear Admiral John Sprat Rainier by John Hoppner, estimated at $8000-15,000 at Doyle.

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Included will be this portrait of Rear Admiral John Sprat Rainier (1777-1825) in naval uniform by the British artist John Hoppner (1758-1810). The sitter was a nephew of Admiral Peter Rainier, commander of the Royal Navy in the Dutch East Indies.

He served as a lieutenant on his uncle’s flagship and ended up being promoted to rear admiral in 1819.

Hoppner’s 2ft 6in x 2ft 1in (76 x 63cm) oil on canvas has been consigned from the estate of A Edward Allinson of Palm Beach and has an estimate of $8000-15,000.