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Title

George Damer, Viscount Milton


Artist

Thomas Beach

England

1737 - 17 Dec 1806


Details


Other Titles

The Right Honorable Lord Viscount Milton, 2nd Earl of Dorchester, Colonel of the Dorchester (Dorsetshire?) Volunteer Rangers

The Rt. Hon. Lord Viscount Milton


Date

1795


Media category

Painting


Materials used

oil on canvas


Dimensions

127.6 x 102.2 cm stretcher; 144.0 x 118.5 x 7.0 cm frame


Signature & date

Signed and dated l.l., "T. Beach pinx/1795".


Credit

Purchased 1951


Location

Not on display


Accession number

8607


Artist information

Thomas Beach

Works in the collection

1


Shown in 1 exhibition

Exhibition history


Provenance


Admiral Sir R.A.P. Erle Drax, England, Charborough Park

Lord Milton, Earl of Dorchester, pre 1852, Dorset/England, Lord Milton owned portraits by Beach of the officers of the Dorset Yeomanry or Volunteer Rangers. Beach helped hang these portraits in the library at Milton Abbey.

Charles Joachim, Baron Hambro, post 1852, Dorset/England, Merchant banker from Denmark. Milton Abbey was sold to Baron Hambro in 1852, Hambro removed the paintings to Came House, Dorchester.

Eric Pike, pre 15 Feb 1949, United Kingdom, Purchased by Agnew's 15 February. Agnew's stock no. 0014.

Agnew's, London, 15 Feb 1949-24 Aug 1951, London/England, Purchased by the AGNSW from Agnew's 1951


Referenced in 3 publications

Bibliography


Elise S. Beach, Thomas Beach: a Dorset Portrait Painter. Favourite pupil of Sir Joshua Reynolds, London, 1934. no. 201

Renée Free, Art Gallery of New South Wales catalogue of British paintings, Sydney, 1987, 13 (illus.).

Peter Tomory and Robert Gaston, European Paintings before 1800 in Australian and New Zealand public collections, Sydney, 1989, 13 (illus.). no. 5