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Portrait of a Gentleman
  • Nathaniel Hone I
    1718–1784
    born: Dublin, Ireland ; died: London, England, United Kingdom
  • Portrait of a Gentleman, 1777
  • Where object was made: England, United Kingdom
  • oil on canvas
  • Canvas/Support: 76.7 x 63.2 cm
    Canvas/Support: 30 3/16 x 24 7/8 in
  • Gift of Morris Sprayragen in honor of Dr. A.M. Ginsberg
  • Not on display
  • 1952.0078
Description

Bust length portrait of a man, body turned three-quarters to the right, head almost frontal. Wearing a wig, white collar and buttoned overcoat. Fluted pilaster on right background.