Sir William Thompson MP (1678-1739)

Isaac Seeman (fl.1739 – London 1751) and Studio
National Trust Inventory Number 584398

Category Paintings
Date 1739 (engr. after original) - circa 1750
Materials Oil on canvas
Measurements 1238 x 984 mm (48 3/4 x 38 3/4 in)
Place of origin
Collection Wallington, Northumberland (Accredited Museum)
On show at Wallington, Northumberland, Yorkshire and North East, National Trust

Summary description

Oil painting on canvas, Sir William Thompson MP (1678-1739) by Isaac Seeman (fl.1739 – London 1751) and Studio, 1739 - circa 1750. Inscribed: in 18thC with name of sitter, bottom left: Sir Wm. Thompson Kt./Baron of the Exchequer 1727./m. Julia widow of 1st. Sr. Wm. Blackett of Wallington.

A three-quarter-length portrait seated to left in judge's robes.

Provenance

Given with the property to the National Trust in 1941 by Sir Charles Philips Trevelyan, 3rd Bt (1870-1958)

Marks and inscriptions

(later inscription with name of sitter)

Makers and roles

Isaac Seeman (fl.1739 – London 1751) and Studio, artist
previously catalogued as after Michael Dahl (Stockholm 1656/9 – London 1743), artist

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Place of origin
Materials Canvas (10023)
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Category Paintings (12625)
Collection Wallington, Northumberland (Accredited Museum) (10254)
Periods 18th century (85354)
Maker Isaac Seeman (fl.1739 – London 1751) and Studio (1)
Michael Dahl (Stockholm 1656/9 – London 1743) (171)
Subjects Sir William Thompson MP (1678-1739) (1)
Object Type Oil painting (11937)

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