Portrait of William Brooke by Joseph Wright of Derby

Seated and wearing a light brown velvet suit.

Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
127 x 102 cm
Art Fund grant:
£13,000 ( Total: £215,000; Export stopped)
Acquired in:
1999
Vendor:
Mallett

Holds a book in his left hand and rests his right hand on his leg.

Provenance

Pigot family thence by descent until 1967; sold at Sotheby's to the Plant family; passed to William Richards; passed to Nicholas Bagshawe then to current owner.

Venue details

Doncaster Museum & Art Gallery Chequer Road, DONCASTER South Yorkshire DN1 2AE 01302 734293 www.doncaster.gov.uk/museums

Entry details

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