Portrait of William Ffolkes & Portrait of an unknown lady by William Hoare

The two portraits are not a pair, but from their similarity of treatment, use of the same medium, and uniformity of size and style of frame, they form appropriate pendants to each other.

Details

Medium:
Pastel
Dimensions:
23 x 17 cm
Art Fund grant:
£1,250 ( Total: £5,000)
Acquired in:
1988
Vendor:
Trim Bridge Galleries

The male portrait is of William Ffolkes of Hillingdon Hall in Norfolk, while the other is of an unknown sitter. William Hoare spent nine years in Rome where he came into contact with the celebrated portrait painter Pompeo Batoni. On his return he established himself in Bath as a portraitist, mainly using pastels.

Provenance

Trim Bridge Galleries, Bath.

Venue details

No. 1 Royal Crescent 1 Royal Crescent, BATH Somerset BA1 2LR 01225 428126 www.no1royalcrescent.org.uk

Entry details

£5 with National Art Pass (standard entry £10)

1 Feb  11 Dec

Tue – Sun, 10.30am – 5.30pm

Mon, 12 – 5.30pm

Last admission 4.30pm

 

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