Sir Neil O'Neill by John Michael Wright

Full length portrait of Sir Neil O'Neill, Bart (circa 1658-1690), of Killyeagh (now Killead), County Antrim in Irish national dress.

Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
235 x 165 cm
Art Fund grant:
£473 ( Total: £945)
Acquired in:
1957
Vendor:
Christie's

On his left is a hound with its collar inscribed 'Sr Neill O Neall'. On his right Japanese armour lies on the ground.

Provenance

O'Neill family, Hulton family of Hulton Hall, Bolton le- Moors, Lancs; Sir Geoffrey Hulton Bart.

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