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Oil painting - Captain H. B. Murray, as a youth
  • Captain H. B. Murray, as a youth
    Lane, Samuel, born 1780 - died 1859
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Captain H. B. Murray, as a youth

  • Object:

    Oil painting

  • Place of origin:

    England (painted)

  • Date:

    ca. 1859 (painted)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Lane, Samuel, born 1780 - died 1859 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Oil on canvas

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Col. Sir Wyndham Murray and Lady Murray

  • Museum number:

    P.4-1911

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Portrait of Captain H. B. Murray, oil on canvas, in a contemporary gilt wood and composition frame with trailing ivy decoration.

Place of Origin

England (painted)

Date

ca. 1859 (painted)

Artist/maker

Lane, Samuel, born 1780 - died 1859 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Oil on canvas

Dimensions

Height: 34.8 cm estimate, Width: 29.5 cm estimate

Object history note

Given by Colonel Sir Wyndham and Lady Murray, 1911.
The naturalistic trailing ivy on the frame is characteristic of the mid-19th century. Murray bequeathed £50,000 to the Museum, much of which has been spent on the purchase of ornament prints.

Descriptive line

Portrait of Captain H. B. Murray, oil on canvas, by Samuel Lane, England, about 1859, in a contemporary gilt wood frame

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Catalogue of British Oil Paintings 1820-1860, Ronald Parkinson, Victoria and Albert Museum, London: HMSO, 1990, p. 153

Materials

Oil paint; Canvas

Techniques

Oil painting

Subjects depicted

Men

Categories

Paintings; Portraits

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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