Self Portrait by John N Dunthorpe

This bust, in a feigned stone oval, portrays the sitter with his head to the left turned towards spectator.

Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
30 x 26 cm
Art Fund grant:
£125 ( Total: £250)
Acquired in:
1968
Vendor:
Eastbourne Fine Art

Blue eyed, with a fresh complexion, dark brown wavy hair and small side whiskers, he wears a black single-breasted coat, high white shirt collar, and black cravat tied in a loose, negligent bow. Dunthorne was a native of East Bergholt, and a pupil and protege of John Constable.

Provenance

By descent; Mrs Folkard; Mrs F.Clark; Harold A.E.Day.

Venue details

Christchurch Mansion Christchurch Park, Soane Street, IPSWICH Suffolk IP4 2BE 01473 433 554 www.cimuseums.org.uk/Christchurch-Mansion

Entry details

Free to all

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