Portrait of Sir Thomas Phillips in Arab Dress by Richard Dadd

Sir Thomas Phillips was Dadd's patron, whom he accompanied on a tour which included Egypt, where this picture was painted.

Details

Medium:
Watercolour
Dimensions:
26 x 18 cm
Art Fund grant:
£1,227 ( Total: £25,878)
Acquired in:
1993
Vendor:
Christie's

This watercolour is one of the last pictures of any significance which Dadds painted before his mental illness.

Provenance

By descent in the family of the sitter's brother; Christie's, 1993.

Venue details

Bethlem Museum of the Mind The Bethlem Royal Hospital, Monks Orchard Road, BECKENHAM London BR3 3BX 020 3228 4227 www.museumofthemind.org.uk

Entry details

Free to all

Mon & Tue, pre-booked groups only

Wed–Fri and first and last Sat of the month, 10am–5pm

Share this article