Historical Portraits Picture Archive

Portrait of Nicholas Isaac Hill (1760-1854) 1779

Thomas Hickey (1741-1824)

Portrait of Nicholas Isaac Hill  (1760-1854), Thomas Hickey
Oil on canvas
18th Century
11 x 9 inches 28x23cms
This beautiful oval portrait is typical of Hickey's small-scale portraiture. The sitter depicted reading in a wood that symbolises no doubt the groves of Academe was at this date a commoner of Christ Church, Oxford.
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