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Portrait of William Philp Perrin
  • Thomas Gainsborough
    born: Sudbury, England, United Kingdom ; died: London, England, United Kingdom
  • Portrait of William Philp Perrin, 1772
  • Where object was made: England, United Kingdom
  • oil on canvas
  • Canvas/Support: 76.7 x 63.7 cm
    Canvas/Support: 30 3/16 x 25 1/16 in
  • Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Robert L. Bloch
  • Not on display
  • 1982.0142
Label Text

Half-length portrait of a man (identified as John Shirmpton), seen in a three-quarter view, facing left, wearing a white jabot, powered tiewig, and a light brown coat, over which is a black robe. The background is neutral blacks and browns.