Portrait of Venerable William Backhouse, DD Archdeacon of Canterbury by John Hall

Portrait of the Archdeacon in a landscape setting, letter in hand.

Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
40 x 30 cm
Art Fund grant:
£100 ( Total: £160)
Acquired in:
1967
Vendor:
Sotheby's

He was Master of the ancient foundation of the Eastbridge Hospital at Canterbury from 1777 to 1788. This work was stolen in 1972.

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