Portrait of Captain Thomas Mathews (1741-1820)

 
Portrait of Captain Thomas Mathews (1741-1820)
4 0 c m
 
33cm
actual image size: 25cm x 32cm

Description

Captain infamous sexually harassing the young and lovely singer Elizabeth Linley, provoking two duels with the playwright Richard Sheridan (Mathew lost the first and won the second ). Linley left Bath with Sheridan after, Gainsborough had sympathy with Sheridan which explains the unfinished nature of this painting. Photograph of painting by Gainsborough

Image Details

Image Reference
 
48715
Collection Reference
 
Portraits - Mathews, Capt. Thomas
Original Width (mm)
 
120
Original Height (mm)
 
150
Collection Location
 
Bath Central Library

© This image is not to be copied or published without permission

buy a print

Select size
 
Select finish
 
How many prints?
 
£20.00
 

buy a framed print

buy a canvas

buy a framed canvas