An Unknown Gentleman

British (English) School
National Trust Inventory Number 1230436

Category Art / Oil paintings
Date 1800 - 1899
Materials Oil on canvas
Measurements 740 x 615 mm
Place of origin England
Collection Cragside, Northumberland (Accredited Museum)
On show at Cragside, Northumberland, Yorkshire and North East, National Trust

Summary description

Oil painting on canvas, An Unknown Gentleman, British (English) School, 19th century. A half-length portrait of a man, turned slightly to the left, looking at the viewer, with brown hair brushed forward, long sideburns, wearing a black coat and a white cravat. A red curtain hangs behind him in the background.


Armstrong collection; transferred by the Treasury to The National Trust in 1977 via the National Land Fund, aided by 3rd Baron Armstrong of Bamburgh and Cragside (1919 - 1987).

Credit line

Cragside, The Armstrong Collection (acquired through the National Land Fund and transferred to the National Trust in 1977)

Makers and roles

British (English) School, artist

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Place of origin England (252488)
Materials Canvas (10115)
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Category Art / Oil paintings (12632)
Collection Cragside, Northumberland (Accredited Museum) (17395)
Periods 19th century (173945)
Maker British (English) School (3778)
Subjects Portrait (3272)
Object Type Oil painting (14421)

Record Status


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