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image of A Graduate of Merton College, Oxford Attributed to George Knapton
George Knapton (painter)
English, 1698 - 1778
A Graduate of Merton College, Oxford, c. 1754/1755
oil on canvas
overall: 127.7 x 102.1 cm (50 1/4 x 40 3/16 in.) framed: 150.2 x 124.5 x 10.2 cm (59 1/8 x 49 x 4 in.)
Gift of Mrs. Richard Southgate
1951.7.1
Not on View
From the Tour: British Conversation Pieces and Portraits of the 1700s
Object 2 of 6

Provenance

W.S.B. Grimson by 1930.[1] (M. Knoedler & Co.), London; probably purchased from (M. Knoedler & Co.), New York, by Mrs. Henry C. Lancashire; by descent to her daughter, Mrs. Richard Southgate, Manchester, Massachusetts; gift to NGA, 1951.

[1] A letter to Grimson about the picture, from the then Warden of Merton, in NGA curatorial files, is dated 20 March 1930.

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