Portrait of John Custance of Weston House, Norwich, Norfolk by Henry Walton

Three-quarter length oval portrait of John Custance (1749-1822) who inherited his estate at Weston Longville near Norwich at the age of eight and married Frances Beauchamp-Proctor in 1778.

Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
53.5 x 40.5 cm
Art Fund grant:
£6,500 ( Total: £16,000)
Acquired in:
2005
Vendor:
Mallett

Henry Walton studied painting in the studio of Johann Zoffany and then returned to his native Norfolk to practice.

Provenance

?Commissioned by John Custance; ...; Christopher Foley, 2002; Mallett, 2004.

Venue details

Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery Castle Hill, NORWICH Norfolk NR1 3JU 01603 493625 www.museums.norfolk.gov.uk

Entry details

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