Henry Merrick Hoare (1770-1856)
attributed to John Rising (1753 – London 1817)
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.
Stourhead, The Hoare Collection (The National Trust)
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attributed to John Rising (1753 – London 1817), artist