The Reverend George Coleridge (1764 - 1828)

John Keenan (fl. 1791 - 1815)
National Trust Inventory Number 253366

Category Paintings
Date circa 1800
Materials Oil on canvas
Measurements 980 x 850 x 120 mm
Place of origin
Collection Coleridge Cottage, Somerset
On show at Coleridge Cottage, Somerset, South West, National Trust

Portrait of the Reverend George Coleridge, favourite brother of Samuel Taylor Coleridge and subject of his poem 'To the Rev. George Coleridge'.

Summary description

Oil painting on canvas, The Reverend George Coleridge (23 March 1764 - 12 Jan 1828) by John Keenan, showing the church of Ottery St Mary in the background. A half-length portrait to left of George who was the brother to whom Samuel Taylor Coleridge was closest. He married, in 1796, Jane Hart.

Provenance

Purchased at the Chanter's House sale, Sotheby's, Devon, October 24th 2006, lot 11

Makers and roles

John Keenan (fl. 1791 - 1815), artist

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Category Paintings (12604)
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Periods 18th century (85125)
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Subjects The Reverend George Coleridge (1764 - 1828) (1)
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Record Status

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