An Unknown Officer in Hussar's Uniform

British (English) School
National Trust Inventory Number 500044

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)
Not on show

Summary description

Oil painting on canvas, An Unidentified Officer in Hussar's Uniform, British (English) School, 18th century.Half-length portrait of a young man, facing right, with dark hair, drawn back, wearing military uniform consisting of a sky-blue jacket with gold frogging and standing collar, a sash and scarlet fur-lined cloak.

Provenance

Original to the house.

Marks and inscriptions

1757 / (written on back of canvas? - stated on old inventory card)

Makers and roles

British (English) School, artist

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Materials Canvas (10000)
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Periods 18th century (85125)
Maker British (English) School (3752)
Subjects
Object Type Oil painting (11584)

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