2 of 9 portraits of Nathaniel Hone
- Extended catalogue entry
Mid-Georgian Portraits Catalogue
by Nathaniel Hone
30 in. x 24 7/8 in. (762 mm x 633 mm)
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Acquired in 1864 as probably a portrait of the painter Richard Wilson,  but by 1879 it was described as Nathaniel Hone,  an identification which is above suspicion. NPG 177 appears contemporary with the self portrait in the National Gallery of Ireland (1003).
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Referenceback to top
Le Harviel 1992
A. Le Harviel, Nathaniel Hone, 1992, p 22.
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Grey eyes, brown hair; wearing a dark blue coat; the folder contains blue and white sheets.
Provenanceback to top
Purchased from J. H. Chance (framemaker) 1864.
This extended catalogue entry is from the out-of-print National Portrait Gallery collection catalogue: John Ingamells, National Portrait Gallery: Mid-Georgian Portraits 1760-1790, National Portrait Gallery, 2004, and is as published then. For the most up-to-date details on individual Collection works, we recommend reading the information provided in the Search the Collection results on this website in parallel with this text.
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