Item 001/63 - William Vincent by William Owen

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GB 2014 WS-03-PIC-001/63


William Vincent by William Owen


  • 1811 (Creation)

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1 item, Oil on canvas

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Scope and content

Three-quarters length portrait of Vincent facing to the left of the portrait, seated wearing a black silk cassock; he sits on a Gainsborough chair covered in red with fluted arms; his right hand sits in his pocket, his left on the chair arm; a medallion, the Order of the Bath, hangs from a red ribbon round his neck; in the bottom-right of the picture is a globe; on the left is an open Bible and a scroll, upon which the name of the artist and the date 1811 are written.

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Conditions governing access

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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49" x 39"

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The portrait is described in an epigram published in Lusus Alterii Westmonasteriensis, p. 305.

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Westminster School Archive

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  • English


  • Latin


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