Portrait of Sir Thomas Rookwood Gage BT of Hengrave
Painted by the artist John Theodore Heins (1697-1756) of Norwich, Norfolk.
This portrait was sold by Phillips 13 December 1994 Lot 33. Sir Thomas Rookwood Gage is described as the son of John Gage and Elizabeth, daughter of Thomas Rookwood of Codham Hall, Suffolk. He succeeded his cousin to the baronetcy in 1767. In 1746 he married Lucy daughter of William Knight of Kingersby and secondly, Mary daughter of Patrick Fergus of the Island of Montserrat. Half length wearing uniform and signed and dated 1748 and inscribed with the name of the sitter, a painted oval. 74.5cm x 61.5cm. Phillips 13 December 1994 Lot 33.