General James Wolfe (1727-1759) as a Young Man

after Joseph Highmore (London 1692 – Canterbury 1780)
National Trust Inventory Number 529075

Category Art / Oil paintings
Date 1800 - 1899
Materials Oil on canvas
Measurements 749 x 599 mm (29 1/2 x 23 1/2 in)
Place of origin England
Collection Quebec House, Kent (Accredited Museum)
On show at Quebec House, Kent, London and South East, National Trust

Summary description

Oil painting on canvas, General James Wolfe (1727-1759) as a Young Man after Joseph Highmore (London 1692 – Canterbury 1780), 19th century. A half-length portrait of a young man, turned to the left, gazing at the spectator, wearing a scarlet coat with gold frogging and a short powdered wig.


Given by Miss Armstrong, a descendant of Wolfe's tutor, Reverend Swinden, in around 1955

Makers and roles

after Joseph Highmore (London 1692 – Canterbury 1780), artist

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