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William Owen (1769 - 1825)

Portrait of Sir John Soane, 1804


Oil on canvas

Height: 122.6cm
Width: 98cm

Museum number: P228

Curatorial note

Portrait of Sir John Soane at the age of 51.

Provenance help-art-provenance

Commissioned by Soane and paid for in November 1804. Exhibited Royal Academy 1805, no. 35.


Soane, Description, 1830, pp.22 and 42
Soane, Description, 1835, p.74
The Diary of Joseph Farington, Vol VII, p. 2516
New Description, 2007, pg. 76 and 98

Exhibition history

Royal Academy of Arts, London, 1805

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