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Oil painting - Portrait of a boy
  • Portrait of a boy
    Buckner, Richard, born 1812 - died 1883
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Portrait of a boy

  • Object:

    Oil painting

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (painted)

  • Date:

    mid 19th century (painted)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Buckner, Richard, born 1812 - died 1883 (painter (artist))

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Oil on canvas

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Claude D. Rotch

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Half-length portrait of a young boy, turned slightly to right and looking to front, with a cloak thrown over his shoulder and resting his chin on his left hand.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (painted)


mid 19th century (painted)


Buckner, Richard, born 1812 - died 1883 (painter (artist))

Materials and Techniques

Oil on canvas

Marks and inscriptions

'R Buckner f'
Signed diagonally by the artist, lower right


Height: 43.2 cm estimate, Width: 28 cm estimate, :

Descriptive line

Portrait of a young boy. Oil painting by Richard Buckner, mid-19th century.

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

Parkinson, R., Victoria and Albert Museum, Catalogue of British Oil Paintings 1820-1860, London: HMSO, 1990, p. 12


Oil paint; Canvas


Oil painting

Subjects depicted



Paintings; Portraits


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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