Alexander Courthope of Sprivers (1697 - 1779)

Thomas Hudson (Devonshire 1701 – Twickenham 1779)
National Trust Inventory Number 863684

Category Art / Oil paintings
Date 1758 (signed and dated) - 1778
Materials Oil on canvas
Measurements 1250 x 995 mm
Place of origin England
Collection Sprivers, Kent
Not on show

Summary description

Oil painting on canvas, Alexander Courthope of Sprivers (1697 - 1779) by Thomas Hudson (Devonshire 1701 – Twickenham 1779), signed and dated, in background to right: T. Hudson, 17[ ] 8 [probably 1758]. A three-quarter-length portrait, seated, to right, with right arm on two books on a table, on the left, with blue velvet tablecloth.


Bequeathed by Robert Courthorpe (1891 - 1966), with the house, parkland, orchards and woods

Makers and roles

Thomas Hudson (Devonshire 1701 – Twickenham 1779), artist

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Subjects Alexander Courthope (1697 - 1779)  (1)
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