Portrait of Charles Jennens by Thomas Hudson

Three quarter length portrait, standing, wearing a grey coat and waistcoat with gold brocade and a white wig.

Details

Category:
Portrait
Medium:
Oil on canvas Dimensions: 122 x 98 cm
Art Fund grant:
£7,058 ( Total: £14,115)
Acquired in:
1997
Vendor:
Sotheby's

He leans on an orange-red cloth. Jennens was Handel's librettist and wrote 'The Messiah'

Provenance

Private collection from the Midwest of the United States

Venue details

Handel House Museum 25 Brook Street London W1K 4HB 020 7495 1685 www.handelhouse.org

Entry details

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