A family portrait of a gentleman, his wife and their child sitting on a donkey, in a landscape signed and dated 'E. Harding. 1839' (lower left, on a tree trunk) pencil and watercolour with gum arabic, heightened with touches of bodycolour 19.7/8 x 14.5/8 in. (50.5 x 37.2 cm.) NOTES Harding was a portrait painter and miniaturist who was born in Cork.