A Unknown Man (called Henry Purcell)
British (English) School
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.
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);
Fenton House, The Benton Fletcher Collection (National Trust)
Makers and roles
British (English) School, artist