Item 001/57 - Thomas Knipe attributed to Michael Dahl

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GB 2014 WS-03-PIC-001/57


Thomas Knipe attributed to Michael Dahl


  • 18th Century (Creation)

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1 item, Oil on canvas

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Presumably always at the school, certainly here soon after the time of Dean Vincent. This picture is attributed to Dahl because of a similar engraving by him of Knipe, either this is his original, or partly completed by assistants.

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Scope and content

Half-length portrait; Knipe is turned to the right of the picture; his head is surrounded by a fine wig; he wears black academic robes that fade into the dark background and a white collar. Inscribed:

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Access to collection items is granted to bona-fide researchers, by prior appointment, subject to the overriding provisions of relevant legislation, including Data Protection.

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A reprographics service is available to researchers subject to the access restrictions outlined above. Copying will not be undertaken if there is any risk of damage to the item. Copies are supplied in accordance with Westminster School

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29.5" x 24"

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Westminster School Archive

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  • English


  • Latin


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