An Unknown Young Gentleman

British (English) School
National Trust Inventory Number 1206466

Category Art / Oil paintings
Date circa 1770 - 1775
Materials Oil on panel (oval)
Measurements 1600 x 1346 mm (63 x 53 in)
Place of origin
Collection Nymans Estate, West Sussex (Accredited Museum)
On show at Nymans Estate, West Sussex, London and South East, National Trust

Summary description

Oil painting on panel, An Unknown Young Gentleman, British (English) School, circa 1770/75. An oval head-and-shoulders portrait of a young man, turned slightly to the right, gazing at the spectator, wearing a dark coat, white shirt with frilled front. Inscribed in pencil on the back with the name of a house.


Accepted in lieu of tax by HM Treasury and transferred to the National Trust in 1995

Makers and roles

British (English) School, artist

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Place of origin
Materials Gilt (8024)
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Periods 18th century (87810)
Maker British (English) School (3778)
Object Type Oil painting (14417)

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