Portrait of John Ward & Portrait of Abigail Ward by Allan Ramsay

Portraits of Dr Ward (1679-1758), & his sister Abigail Ward.

Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
76 x 64 cm
Art Fund grant:
£1,000 ( Total: £9,250)
Acquired in:
1974
Vendor:
Appleby Bros

Dr Ward, a close friend of Ramsay's, was a distinguished scholar, Fellow of the Royal Society, Fellow and Director of the Society of Antiquaries, and one of the original Trustees of the British Museum.

Provenance

Dr Ward; by bequest, Mrs Goodwin; by bequest, John Loveday of Williamscore.

Venue details

Market Hall Museum Market Place, WARWICK Warwickshire CV34 4SA 01926 412500 www.warwickshire.gov.uk/museum

Entry details

Free to all

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