Object Detail

Oil painting on rectangular canvas stretcher, in an oval gold mount, and heavy gold frame. The painting depicts a half length portrait of a gentleman who is thought to be Benjamin Hodgson. His eyes are blue. He sits with the elbow of one arm on a table with his hand in his lap, and his other hand on his hip. He wears a powdered wig of a style worn in the 1780s. He wears a blue jacket with red collar, a white collared double breasted waistcoat and white cravat. The background is painted in browns.

The painting is not titled, signed or dated.
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Maker and Role
Oil Painting/Painting/Fine Arts
Composition = Height x Width (mm) = 375 x 295mm
Frame = Height x Width x Depth (mm) = 560 x 484 x 60mm
Measurement Description
Frame = 560 h x 484 w x 60 d Composition = 375 h x 295 w
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