Sir Thomas Phillips was Dadd's patron, whom he accompanied on a tour which included Egypt, where this picture was painted.
Portrait of Sir Thomas Phillips in Arab Dress by Richard Dadd, 18421843
© Bethlem Museum of the Mind
- 26 x 18 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £1,227 ( Total: £25,878)
- Acquired in:
This watercolour is one of the last pictures of any significance which Dadds painted before his mental illness.
By descent in the family of the sitter's brother; Christie's, 1993.
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