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Title Augustus Hare
Collection Hastings Museum and Art Gallery
Artist Romagnoli, Angiolo (Italian artist, d. 1896)
Date 1879 (dated)
Description In this portrait Augustus Hare is shown turning in his chair to look at the viewer over his left shoulder. Attention is drawn to the sitter by the use of red in his chair and also his cravat, and his placement against a dark background. The painting has a sense of intimacy which is conveyed through the posture of the turning figure who looks directly out at the viewer.
Current Accession Number HASMG:903.3
Inscription front ur '1879'
Subject portrait (Hare, Augustus)
Measurements 101.5 x 76 cm.0 cm (estimate)
Material oil on canvas
Acquisition Details Unknown.
Publications Public Catalogue Foundation, Oil Paintings in Public Ownership in East Sussex, London, 2005, ill. p. 312.
Rights Owner Hastings Museum and Art Gallery
Author Bryony Bartlett-Rawlings
 

 

 

 

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