A Member of the Hoare Family (?)
British (English) School
Oil painting on canvas, A Member of the Hoare Family (?), British School, early 19th century. A half-length portrait of a middle aged man, seated and looking to the left. He is holding a sealed letter in his left hand.
Presumably acquired by Sir Richard Colt Hoare, 2nd Bt. (1758-1838); thence by descent; given to the National Trust with the house, gardens, and rest of the contents of Stourhead by Sir Henry Hugh Arthur Hoare, 6th & last Bt. (1865-1947) in 1946.
Stourhead, The Hoare Collection (National Trust)
Makers and roles
British (English) School, artist Samuel Woodforde, RA (Ansford 1763 - Ferrara 1817), artist