2 of 5 portraits of Francis Wheatley
- Extended catalogue entry
© National Portrait Gallery, London
Mid-Georgian Portraits Catalogue
by William Hamilton
6 5/8 in. x 5 3/4 in. (168 mm x 146 mm) oval
Inscriptionback to top
Signed and inscribed verso: Portrait of/Francis Wheatley Esq/Drawn by/WHamilton Esqr RA
This portraitback to top
Hamilton and Wheatley were almost exact contemporaries and their work developed along similar lines.
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Powdered hair, wearing a light blue coat.
Provenanceback to top
Christie’s, 4 March 1975, lot 42, bought Baskett & Day, from whom purchased 1975.
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.