A Unknown Man (called Henry Purcell)

British (English) School
National Trust Inventory Number 1449087

Category Paintings
Date 1800 - 1899
Materials Oil on canvas
Measurements 787 x 686 mm (31 x 27 in)
Place of origin
Collection Fenton House, London (Accredited Museum)
On show at Fenton House, London, London and South East, National Trust

Summary description

Oil painting on canvas, A Unknown Man (called Henry Purcell), British School, 19th century.Oval. Portrait of a man, shoulder-length fair curled hair, three-quarter face looking to viewer's left, in an oval, with blue drapery over shoulders. "Henry Purcell" written half-way up the canvas to the left in red, on the dark ground.

Provenance

Major George Henry Benton Fletcher (1866-1944) , Old Devonshire House, Bloomsbury, London (given by him to National Trust in 1937; house perished in an air raid);

Makers and roles

British (English) School, artist

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Materials Canvas (10000)
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Category Paintings (12604)
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Periods 19th century (165838)
Maker British (English) School (3752)
Subjects Henry Purcell (1659-1695) (1)
Object Type Oil painting (11584)

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