Portrait of Samuel Taylor Coleridge by Thomas Phillips

The portrait shows the poet Coleridge (1772-1834) seated half-length wearing a black coat and holding a silver snuff-box in his right hand.

Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
91.5 x 65.5 cm
Art Fund grant:
£23,828 ( Total: £49,642)
Acquired in:
2001
Vendor:
Christie's

Provenance

Commissioned by Bishop William Hart Coleridge, Samuel Taylor Coleridge's nephew, and by descent.

Venue details

Dove Cottage and the Wordsworth Museum Town End, GRASMERE Cumbria LA22 9SH 01539 435 544 www.wordsworth.org.uk

Entry details

Free with National Art Pass (standard entry £7.50)

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Closed 24 - 26 Dec and 4 Jan - 3 Feb for yearly restoration

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