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Oil painting - Portrait of an unknown young boy
  • Portrait of an unknown young boy
    Beale, Mary, born 1633 - died 1699
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Portrait of an unknown young boy

  • Object:

    Oil painting

  • Place of origin:

    England (painted)

  • Date:

    late 17th century (painted)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Beale, Mary, born 1633 - died 1699 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Oil on canvas

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Claude D. Rotch

  • Museum number:

    P.38-1962

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Half-length portrait of a young boy, turned to left and looking to front, within a decorated oval border. The sitter is wearing a white shirt, the collar open, under a red tunic. The portrait is set in carved frame.

Place of Origin

England (painted)

Date

late 17th century (painted)

Artist/maker

Beale, Mary, born 1633 - died 1699 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Oil on canvas

Marks and inscriptions

'M. Beale pint.'
Signed by the artist

Dimensions

Height: 76.5 cm, Width: 64.1 cm

Object history note

This painting is in a contemporary English carved frame.

Descriptive line

Portrait of an unknown young boy in an oval border. Oil painting by Mary Beale. England, late 17th century.

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

Victoria & Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1962. London: HMSO, 1964.

Materials

Oil paint; Canvas

Techniques

Oil painting

Subjects depicted

Tunic; Frames; Boys

Categories

Paintings; Portraits

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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