An Unknown Man

British (English) School
National Trust Inventory Number 1449088

Category Paintings
Date 1800 - 1899
Materials Oil on canvas
Measurements 813 x 673 mm (32 x 26 1/2 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, An Unknown Man, British (English) School,19th century. An oval painted quarter-length portrait of a man, in powdered full-bottom wig of the fashion of around 1725; three-quarter face looking towards his right, in an oval, with yellow coat.

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);

Credit line

Fenton House, The Benton Fletcher Collection (National Trust)

Makers and roles

British (English) School, artist

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Place of origin
Materials Canvas (10041)
Oil paint (8301)
Category Paintings (12643)
Collection Fenton House, London (Accredited Museum) (1870)
Periods 19th century (169897)
Maker British (English) School (3755)
Subjects
Object Type Oil painting (12579)

Record Status

Enhanced

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