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.


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.

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