Portrait of Arthur, 1st Marquess of Donegall by Thomas Gainsborough

Full length portrait of a man wearing a green coat, black breeches and a buff waistcoat.

Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
232 x 152 cm
Art Fund grant:
£5,000 ( Total: £21,796)
Acquired in:
1967
Vendor:
Sotheby's

The subject stands with his hat and a stick by a tree in a landscape. The portrait was at one time thought to be Lord Archibald Hamilton though later research established the sitter as the 1st Marquess of Donegall.

Venue details

Ulster Museum Botanic Gardens, Belfast County Antrim BT9 5AB 028 9044 0000 www.nmni.com

Entry details

Free entry to all
Free exhibition with National Art Pass

Tue – Sun, 10am – 5pm

Closed Mon (except on Northern Ireland Bank Holiday Mondays)

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