Thomas II Hunt (1684 - 1739) of Mollington, Cheshire

British (English) School
National Trust Inventory Number 884955

Category Paintings
Date 1710 - 1715
Materials Oil on canvas
Measurements 1270 x 1016 mm (50 x 40 in)
Place of origin
Collection Lanhydrock, Cornwall (Accredited Museum)
On show at Lanhydrock, Cornwall, South West, National Trust

Summary description

Oil painting on canvas, Thomas II Hunt (1684 - 1739) of Mollington, Cheshire, English school, c.1710/15. A portrait of Thomas Hunt II who married of Mary Vere Robartes in 1719. He is standing three-quarter length, slightly right, head facing, wearing a long wig, brown coat and white stock, standing by a table on which rests a book held in his left hand, his right hand on the arm of the chair.

Provenance

Mentioned in the 1885 inventory;by descent until given by Gerald, 7th Viscount Clifden (1883-1966), with the transfer of the house to the National Trust in 1953

Credit line

Lanhydrock, The Robartes Collection (National Trust)

Marks and inscriptions

Recto: In black paint, bottom left, half-effaced: Tho. Hunt [Esq]r / Nat. Aug. 1685[?]
Recto: On gilt label on frame: Thomas Hunt Esquire of Mollington Hall/DAHL
Verso: inscribed in ink: T.Hunt Mollington No.31

Makers and roles

British (English) School, artist
previously catalogued as after Michael Dahl (Stockholm 1656/9 – London 1743), artist

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Materials Canvas (10000)
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Collection Lanhydrock, Cornwall (Accredited Museum) (20189)
Periods 18th century (85125)
Maker British (English) School (3752)
Michael Dahl (Stockholm 1656/9 – London 1743) (171)
Subjects Thomas Hunt II (1684 - 1739) of Mollington, Cheshire (2)
Object Type Oil painting (11584)

Record Status

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