Artist John Hoppner, English, 1758-1810
Title
  • John Granville
Date between 1790 and 1795
Medium oil on canvas
Dimensions Unframed: 30 × 25 inches (76.2 × 63.5 cm)
Framed: 41 1/4 × 36 × 4 inches (104.8 × 91.4 × 10.2 cm)
Credit Line Bequest of Eleanor Clay Ford
Accession Number 77.8
Department European Painting
Not On View
collection of Colonel Bernard Granville, D.S.O. (Chadley, Wellesbourne, Warwickshire, London);
(Duveen Brothers Inc., New York, New York, USA);
1928, purchased by Mr. & Mrs. Edsel Ford (Grosse Pointe Farms, Michigan, USA);
by descent to Eleanor Clay Ford (Grosse Pointe Farms, Michigan, USA);
1977-present, bequest to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
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Granville, Richard. The Granvilles & The Grenvilles: Their Portraits and Their History. Exeter, 2018, p. 129 (fig. 95).