Portrait of Matthew Boulton by Carl Frederik von Breda

Matthew Boulton is shown seated, three quarter length, with the Soho manufactory in full production in the background.

Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
127 x 102 cm
Art Fund grant:
£10,000 ( Total: £84,000)
Acquired in:
1988
Vendor:
Rafael Valls Ltd

He is depicted as a confident and successful entrepreneur.

Provenance

Rafael Valls.

Venue details

Soho House Soho Avenue (off Soho Road), Handsworth, BIRMINGHAM West Midlands B18 5LB 0121 348 8000 www.birminghammuseums.org.uk/soho

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