William Crosfield

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Half-length, three-quarter right side portrait of Manchester merchant and Quaker William Crosfield, a notable philanthropist, wearing smart period dress consisting of a white shirt, black cravat and jacket, against a plain dark background with red drapery. The sitter's right hand is placed inside the breast of his jacket.

William Crosfield




oil on canvas


H 77 x W 64 cm

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Acquisition method

gift from Neil Pearson, 1971

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Inscription description

artist's inscription : : tlc : artist's name, date : Spindler 1843


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