An Unknown Man wearing a Cuirass

British (English) School
National Trust Inventory Number 499991

Category Paintings
Date 1700 - 1799
Materials Oil on canvas
Measurements 762 x 635 mm (30 x 25 in)
Place of origin
Collection Lyme Park, Cheshire (Accredited Museum)
On show at Lyme Park, Cheshire, North West, National Trust

Summary description

Oil painting on canvas, An Unknown man wearing a Cuirass, British (English) School, 18th century. A painted ova half-length portrait of a middle-aged man, turned slightly to right, facing, and gazing at the spectator, in a long flowing wig, moustache and small pointed beard, wearing a steel cuirass, revealing gold embroidered jerkin sleeves which are slashed to reveal a white shirt and knotted white stock tied with drooping bow edged with gold fringe.

Provenance

Original to the house.

Makers and roles

British (English) School, artist

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Materials Canvas (10040)
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Periods 18th century (86296)
Maker British (English) School (3756)
Subjects
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