George Frideric Handel (1685-1759) (after Balthasar Denner)

British (English) School
National Trust Inventory Number 1449088

Category Art / Oil paintings
Date 1800 - 1899
Materials Oil on canvas
Measurements 813 x 673 mm (32 x 26 1/2 in)
Place of origin England
Collection Fenton House, London (Accredited Museum)
On show at Fenton House, London, London and South East, National Trust

Summary description

Oil painting on canvas, George Frideric Handel (1685-1759) (after Balthasar Denner), 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. An authentic version of this painting is in the National Portrait Gallery (NPG 1976) and on loan to Beningbrough Hall (NT), Yorkshire.


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
after Balthasar Denner (Althona 1685 – Rostock 1749), artist

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Materials Canvas (10115)
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Category Art / Oil paintings (12632)
Collection Fenton House, London (Accredited Museum) (1870)
Periods 19th century (173945)
Maker British (English) School (3778)
Balthasar Denner (Althona 1685 – Rostock 1749) (4)
Subjects George Frideric Handel (1685-1759) (5)
Portrait (3272)
Object Type Oil painting (14421)

Record Status


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