Henry Merrick Hoare (1770-1856)

attributed to John Rising (1753 – London 1817)
National Trust Inventory Number 732198

Category Art / Oil paintings
Date circa 1790 - 1800
Materials Oil on canvas
Measurements 901 x 692 mm (35 1/2 x 27 1/4 in)
Place of origin England
Collection Stourhead, Wiltshire (Accredited Museum)
On show at Stourhead, Wiltshire, South West, National Trust

Summary description

Oil painting on canvas, Henry Merrik Hoare (1770 - 1856), attributed to John Rising (1753 – London 1817). A half-length portrait of Sir Richard Hoare's fourth son, seated to right, wearing black coat, white stock and yellow waistcoat, in front of a red curtain. Inscribed later, possibly in Wavendon, with the name of the sitter on the bottom left.


Possibly brought from Wavendon by Sir Henry Hugh Arthur Hoare 6th Bt (1865 - 1947) and Alda Weston, Lady Hoare (d. 1847) between 1894 and 1898. Given to the National Trust along with the house, its grounds, and the rest of contents by Sir Henry Hugh Arthur Hoare, 6th Bt (1865 – 1947) in 1946.

Credit line

Stourhead, The Hoare Collection (The National Trust)

Makers and roles

attributed to John Rising (1753 – London 1817), artist

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Materials Canvas (10117)
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Category Art / Oil paintings (12642)
Collection Stourhead, Wiltshire (Accredited Museum) (7264)
Periods 18th century (87941)
19th century (174337)
Maker John Rising (1753 – London 1817) (8)
Subjects Henry Merrick Hoare (1770-1856)  (7)
Portrait (3287)
Object Type Oil painting (14440)

Record Status


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