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Title

Portrait of Thomas Braughall

Date

Identifier

RDS_treasures_164_Comerford_Thomas Braughall.jpeg

Description

Portrait of Thomas Braughall (1729-1803), Irish wholesale merchant, Dublin, Honorary Secretary of the Royal Dublin Society (1792-1798). The subject depicted half length, seated in right profile; holding open – with both hands and close to his face – a red-bound volume; a quizzing glass hanging on a dark-coloured ribbon at his right side; wearing a black coat, a white stock and a white chemise with ruffles; set against a non-descript, dark-coloured background; unsigned.
John Comerford was a pupil at the Royal Dublin Society Drawing Schools.

Source

RDS Treasures Collection

Rights

Copyright RDS Library & Archives. Publication, transmission or display is prohibited without formal written approval of the RDS Library & Archives.

Relation

RDS Library & Archives

Format

Painting

Coverage

Ca.1798

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Oil on canvas

Physical Dimensions

94 x 68.5 cm

Collection:

RDS Art Collection


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Citation

Comerford, John, -1832, “Portrait of Thomas Braughall,” RDS, accessed June 21, 2024, https://digitalarchive.rds.ie/items/show/3973.

File

RDS_treasures_164_Comerford_Thomas Braughall.jpeg