Thornton Benthall (1781-1844)
Art / Silhouettes
Cardboard, wood, brass and glass
105 x 105 mmOrder this image
Benthall Hall, Shropshire (Accredited Museum)
Silhouette, painted cut-out on card, Thornton Benthall (1781-1844), Unknown silhouettist. Head and shoulder silhouette of Thorton Benthall, in profile to the left, wearing high collared coat and white neck tie (drawn in pencil on paper backing). Glazed, square frame with inset oval brass bezel. Inscribed - Thorton Benthall 1831 (written in black ink and pencil on paper label pasted on back). 1831.
Created 1831. Owned by Mary Clementina Benthall (1879-1960) and recorded in the 1957 list of pictures, furniture etc suggested for retention at Benthall Hall by the National Trust. Transferred to the ownership of the National Trust with the contents of Benthall Hall in the Deed Of Gift made by Mary Clementina Benthall and dated 8th August 1958. Recorded in the Inventory Of National Trust Property At Benthall Hall dated 1st October 1963.
Marks and inscriptions
Thorton Benthall 1831 (written in black ink and pencil on paper label pasted on back)
Makers and roles
Unknown , Silhouettist