Portrait of an Unknown Couple by John Souch

It is thought that the painting commemorates a marriage.

Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
102 x 126 cm
Art Fund grant:
£1,065 ( Total: £4,500)
Acquired in:
1983
Vendor:
Lane Fine Art

The man's age is given as thirty-seven. The costumes are of interest, particularly the watch hanging from the lady's waist. Chester was the first centre of provincial watchmaking in England.

Venue details

Grosvenor Museum 27 Grosvenor Street, CHESTER Cheshire CH1 2DD 01244 972 197 www.cheshirewestmuseums.co.uk

Entry details

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