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Unknown man, formerly known as Thomas Coram

1 of 7 portraits of Thomas Coram

Unknown man, formerly known as Thomas Coram, by Unknown artist, 1720s - NPG 2351 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

Unknown man, formerly known as Thomas Coram

by Unknown artist
oil on canvas, feigned oval, 1720s
29 1/2 in. x 24 1/2 in. (749 mm x 622 mm)
Purchased, 1929
Primary Collection
NPG 2351


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  • Thomas Coram (1668?-1751), Philanthropist. Sitter associated with 7 portraits.

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Although by a distinctive hand and perceptively painted, this portrait is not thought to represent Thomas Coram, as once thought. More detailed information on this portrait is available in a National Portrait Gallery collection catalogue, John Kerslake's Early Georgian Portraits (1977, out of print).

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