Portrait of John Locke (1632-1704) by Herman Verelst

Portrait of John Locke (1632-1704), signed and dated 1689, half-length, the sitter in a dark grey gown with a book in right hand.

Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
90 x 76 cm
Art Fund grant:
£250 ( Total: £750)
Acquired in:
1953

A rare original portrait of Locke, only recently discovered and possible given by Locke to his friend Edward Clarke.

Provenance

Edward Clarke; by descent at Nynehead Court.

Venue details

Gawthorpe Hall Padiham, BURNLEY Lancashire BB12 8UA 01282 771 004 www.nationaltrust.org.uk/gawthorpe-hall

Entry details

Free with National Art Pass (standard entry £4)

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