Double Portrait of Henry and Mary Styleman by Johann Zoffany

He stands holding a tricorn hat in his left hand.

Details

Category:
Portrait
Medium:
Oil on canvas Dimensions: 182 x 259 cm
Art Fund grant:
£300,000 ( Total: £1,400,000; Tax remission)
Acquired in:
2000
Vendor:
Simon Dickinson Ltd

She wears a scarlet riding habit, with her left arm resting on the head of a light bay horse, a dark horse stands behind with a groom. Dogs in the foreground. To the right distance, a mounted groom leads a horse. Work by Zoffany, Gilpin and Farington.

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Provenance

Commissioned by Henry Styleman on his marriage 1780 to Mary Gregg. By descent through Styleman L'Strange family to Bernard L'Strange. Sold through Leger Gallery, London to Lady Ann Thompson, descendant of L'Estrange family & mother of present vendor.

Venue details

Norwich Castle Museum and Art Gallery Castle Hill, Norwich Norfolk NR1 3JU 01603 493625 www.museums.norfolk.gov.uk

Entry details

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