Sir Charles Morgan, 1st Baronet Morgan (1726 - 1806)

possibly Mather Brown (Boston 1761 – Twickenham 1831)
National Trust Inventory Number 1553685

Category Paintings
Date 1792
Materials Oil on canvas
Measurements 920 x 710 mm
Place of origin
Collection Tredegar, Newport (Accredited Museum)
Not on show

Summary description

Oil painting on canvas, Sir Charles Morgan, 1st Baronet Morgan (1726 - 1806), possibly Mather Brown (Boston 1761 – Twickenham 1831), previously attributed to William Hoare of Bath, RA (Eye 1707 – Bath 1792), 1792. A half-length portrait, seated portrait of Sir Charles (Gould) Morgan, husband of Jane Morgan. He wears a powdered wig, a dark brown jacket and yellow waistcoat. In his left hand is a letter, addressed 'Sir Charles Morgan, Judge Advocate General, Horse Guards'. In the background, a red curtain is pulled back to reveal Horse Guards, London.

Provenance

On loan from Newport Museums and Galleries

Marks and inscriptions

Painted plaque on lower edge of frame : Sir Chas. Gould Morgan, Bart/Judge Advocate General/by Wm. Hoare of Bath

Makers and roles

possibly Mather Brown (Boston 1761 – Twickenham 1831), artist
previously catalogued as after William Hoare of Bath, RA (Eye 1707 – Bath 1792), artist

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Place of origin
Materials Canvas (10041)
Oil paint (8301)
Category Paintings (12643)
Collection Tredegar, Newport (Accredited Museum) (572)
Periods 18th century (86023)
Maker Mather Brown (Boston 1761 – Twickenham 1831) (9)
William Hoare of Bath, RA (Eye 1707 – Bath 1792) (110)
Subjects Sir Charles Gould Morgan, 1st Baronet Morgan, MP (1726-1806) (1)
Object Type Oil painting (12579)

Record Status

Enhanced

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