Porter is shown in entrance hall at foot of staircase, holding catalogues for 1792 summer exhibition and a large entrance ticket.

He wears a dark jacket and white collar. Behind him are visitors climbing the staircase and the Belvedere Torso.

Provenance

By descent to the artist's daughter; with her son, Mainwaring Shurlock, by 1894; Asher Wertheimer (d.1920); by descent; Mrs Joan Conway; Sotheby's 22 March 2000, lot 91.


The Courtauld Gallery

Somerset House, Strand, London, WC2R 0RN
020 7848 2526
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Opening times

Daily, 10am – 6pm (last admission 5.30pm)

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