Captain Frederick Boehmer (1815 - 1863)

Bertha Lowenthal
National Trust Inventory Number 121576

Category Paintings
Date circa 1851
Materials Oil on canvas
Measurements 762 x 635 mm (30 x 25 in)
Place of origin
Collection Greenway, Devon
Not on show

Summary description

Oil painting on canvas, Captain Frederick Boehmer (1815 - 1863) by Bertha Lowenthal, (according to label on back), circa 1851. An oval painted portrait of an army officer of the 91st Highlanders. A head or sholders with moustache, slightly balding and long sideburns. He married Mary Ann West in 1851 and was father of Clarissa (Clara) Margaret Boehmer (1855 - 1926), Agatha Christie's mother.

Provenance

Given by Mrs Rosalind Hicks, Anthony Hicks and Mathew Prichard, 2006

Marks and inscriptions

Verso: in heavy brown ink on label stuck to back of canvas: Bertha Lowenthal / Eccleston Studios / 49 Hugh Street, SW / Title Captain Frederick Boehmer / 91st Highlanders

Makers and roles

Bertha Lowenthal, artist

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Collection Greenway, Devon (10166)
Periods 19th century (166534)
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Subjects Captain Frederick Boehmer (1815 - 1863) (5)
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Object Type Oil painting (11937)

Record Status

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