An Unknown Man (possibly William Vernon [1684-1751] of Horsington)

attributed to Enoch Seeman the younger (Gdańsk c.1694 – London 1744)
National Trust Inventory Number 414567

Category Paintings
Date circa 1720
Materials Oil on canvas
Measurements 762 x 635 mm (30 x 25 in)
Place of origin
Collection Hanbury Hall, Worcestershire (Accredited Museum)
On show at Hanbury Hall, Worcestershire, Midlands, National Trust

Summary description

Oil painting on canvas, An Unknown Man (possibly William Vernon of Horsington [1684 -1751 ]), attributed to Enoch Seeman the younger (Gdańsk c.1694 – London 1744) (previously manner of Michael Dahl (Stockholm 1656/9 – London 1743)), circa 1720. A painted oval half-length portrait, turned and half-facing to right, gazing at the spectator; in a blue velvet coat and waistcoat with white lining, and a long white linen stock, one end tucked into a buttonhole of his coat; in a flattish-topped, strongly parted, powdered wig extending to his back.

Provenance

Bequeathed by Mr Frederick Horton of Shrawley Wood House, husband of Ruth Vernon, in 1990

Credit line

Hanbury Hall, The Vernon Collection (National Trust)

Marks and inscriptions

No 9

Makers and roles

attributed to Enoch Seeman the younger (Gdańsk c.1694 – London 1744), artist
manner of Michael Dahl (Stockholm 1656/9 – London 1743), artist

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Place of origin
Materials Gilt (7871)
Paint (29609)
Wood (126324)
Category Paintings (12617)
Collection Hanbury Hall, Worcestershire (Accredited Museum) (3293)
Periods 18th century (85159)
Maker Enoch Seeman the younger (Gdańsk c.1694 – London 1744) (63)
Michael Dahl (Stockholm 1656/9 – London 1743) (171)
Subjects William Vernon (1684-1751) (2)
Object Type Oil painting (11629)

Record Status

Enhanced

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