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English School, Unknown Young Man

Photo courtesy of Dave Penman (All rights reserved)

Details

Country House
Doddington Hall
Title(s)
Unknown Young Man
Date
? c.1700
Location
Long Gallery
Medium and support
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
Overall height: 123 cm, Overall width: 100 cm
Artist
English School
Catalogue Number
DN92

Description

Although the portrait is called John Hussey Delaval, he was not born until 1728. This portrait is of a young man aged about sixteen, and on stylistic grounds cannot be later than about 1700. It is perhaps a portrait of an earlier generation of the Delaval family.

by Martin Postle

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