Oil Painting of Sir Hans Sloane
Fine portrait of the famous physician and collector Sir Hans Sloane 1660-1753.
Painting Circa 1685. Circle of John Riley 1646-1691.
Oil on canvas in later William Kent style Palladian giltwood frame.
Sir Hans Sloane, 1st Baronet PRS FRS was an Anglo- Irish physician, naturalist and collector with a collection of 71,000 items which he bequeathed to the British nation, thus providing the foundation of the British Museum, the British library and the Natural History Museum. Various roads named after him, Sloane square being one.
Price: £ 000 (Sold)