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.


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

He is depicted as a confident and successful entrepreneur.


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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