Cardinal Charles Januarius Edward Acton (1803-1847)

possibly Italian School
National Trust Inventory Number 135591

Category Paintings
Date circa 1812
Materials Oil on panel
Measurements 330 x 248 mm (13 x 9 3/4 in)
Place of origin England
Collection Coughton Court, Warwickshire
On show at Coughton Court, Warwickshire, Midlands, National Trust

Summary description

Oil painting on panel, Cardinal Charles Januarius Edward Acton (1803-1847), as a boy, possibly Italian School (previously English School) circa 1812. A half-length portrait, slightly to left, in pale mauve cloak fastened at the neck, ?in dark cassock.He came to school in England, at the age of eight in the year his father died, in 1811.

Provenance

Purchased by the National Trust in 1993 through private treaty sale with NHMF aid

Credit line

Coughton Court, The Throckmorton Collection (National Trust)

Marks and inscriptions

Verso: Liverpool Catholic Exhibition, no. 87

Makers and roles

possibly Italian School, artist
previously attributed to British (English) School, artist

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Periods 19th century (165031)
Maker Italian School (380)
British (English) School (3723)
Subjects Cardinal Charles Januarius Edward Acton (1803-1847) (3)
Object Type Oil painting (10883)

Record Status

Enhanced

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