Details
Image number
USB1158298
Title
William Matthews (1722 - 1799)
Artist
Opie, John (1761-1807) / English
Location
Sizergh Castle, Cumbria, UK (National Trust)
Medium
oil on canvas
Dimensions
74.5x62 cms
Description
John Opie, RA (St Agnes 1761 – London 1807). Oil painting on canvas, Willaim Matthews (1722 - 1799) by John Opie, RA (St Agnes 1761 – London 1807), circa 1770-80. A half-length portrait, wearing dark blue coat. William Matthews of Burton (1722-1799) married Jane, heiress of Philip Hoskyns. The father of John Matthews by his wife Jane, daughter of Philip Hoskyns. He lived at Burton, in Linton, Herefordshire. His son presumably commissioned this portrait at the same time as his own, from Opie, whose study of Rembrandt made him particularly good at depicting old age. Sizergh Castle, Cumbria
Photo credit
National Trust Photographic Library / Bridgeman Images
Keywords
Painting / Mzpainting
Availability
Dimension [pixels] Dimension in 300dpi [mm] File size [MB]
Large 2039 × 2435 px 173 × 206 mm 2 MB
Medium 858 × 1024 px 73 × 87 mm 1 MB
Small 502 × 600 px 43 × 51 mm 0 MB
Copyright
Out of copyright
Permissions
PERMISSION REQUIRED FOR NON EDITORIAL USAGE

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