Portrait of Charles Jennens by Thomas Hudson

Three quarter length portrait, standing, wearing a grey coat and waistcoat with gold brocade and a white wig.

Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
122 x 98 cm
Art Fund grant:
£7,058 ( Total: £14,115)
Acquired in:
1997
Vendor:
Sotheby's

He leans on an orange-red cloth. Jennens was Handel's librettist and wrote 'The Messiah'

Provenance

Private collection from the Midwest of the United States

Venue details

Handel & Hendrix in London 25 Brook Street, LONDON London W1K 4HB 020 7495 1685 www.handelhendrix.org

Entry details

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