Portrait of Horace Walpole by John Giles Eccardt

Shown with a view of Strawberry Hill in the background.

Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
43 x 34 cm
Art Fund grant:
£5,170 ( Total: £31,170)
Acquired in:
2000
Vendor:
Sotheby's

He is shown turned with his left arm resting on a book. He wears lace collar and cuffs and a heavy dark jacket.

Provenance

By family descent to Charles Archibald Walpole, from whom inheritaed by Hon Pamela Walpole, by whom given to the aunt of the present owner, c1980.

Venue details

Marble Hill House Richmond Road, TWICKENHAM London TW1 2NL 020 8892 5115 www.english-heritage.org.uk/marblehillhouse

Entry details

Free with National Art Pass (standard entry £6.60)

25 Mar – 30 Oct, guided tour only

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