Portrait of a Sculptor by Michael Sweerts

'Portrait of a Sculptor'; identity of sculptor not known; a mezzotint included with the painting.

Details

Category:
Portrait
Medium:
Oil on canvas Dimensions: 64 x 47 cm
Acquired in:
1952
Bequeathed by:
Sir Robert Witt through The Art Fund

One of nineteen gifts and one bequest to eight museums by Sir Robert Witt through the Art Fund between 1915 and 1952. Sir Robert Witt was a key figure in the Art Fund's history. He was ex-officio – Honorary Secretary 1903-18; Vice Chairman 1918-20; Chairman 1920-44 and President 1945-51.

Provenance

Thomas Hudson

Venue details

Ashmolean Museum Beaumont Street, Oxford Oxfordshire OX1 2PH 01865 278000 www.ashmolean.org

Entry details

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