Probably painted c.1740-50. Britton 1813 has 'Head of Mr King [and] Mrs Ds father', i.e. two in one frame. It is perhaps conceivable that this painting was one of these, although that does not explain why it was first recorded in the College in 1890 (i.e. not a Bourgeois picture).


  • Title: Head of a Man
  • Date: c.1740s-50s
  • Physical Dimensions: w629 x h759 cm
  • Type: Painting
  • Medium: Oil
  • Work Nationality: British
  • Support: Canvas
  • School: British School
  • Provenance: At Dulwich College by 1890.
  • Acquisition Method: Dulwich College (at Dulwich College by 1890)

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