Sir Wolstan Dixie (1700–1767), 4th Bt, Market Bosworth

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Not a great deal is known about the artist as yet, though he is clearly an important provincial painter. The baronet is the father of Elinor Dixie and this painting is an excellent example of the 18th century artistic formula for a full-length male portrait.

Nottingham City Museums & Galleries



Sir Wolstan Dixie (1700–1767), 4th Bt, Market Bosworth




oil on canvas


H 247.7 x W 127 cm

Accession number

NCM 1953-12

Acquisition method

purchased from Lady Dixie, 1953

Work type


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