portrait of benjamin blaydes haworth sheriff of hull 1803 english school

Portrait of Benjamin Blaydes Haworth, Sheriff of Hull, 1803; English School.



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Small oil on canvas in original giltwood frame.
This is an extremely fine and sensitive portrait by an as yet unidentified artist.
BENJAMIN BLAYDES HAWORTH was born in 1763. He was the son of Benjamin Haworth and Anne Booth. He died, unmarried. He held the office of Sheriff of Hull in 1803.
A portrait of his grandfather, Thomas Haworth is also on this website.
The Haworths were an old and influential Yorkshire family of Haworth Hall, Dunswell, Hull, Yorkshire. They were timber merchants and extensive landowners, some of them Baronets.
The Blaydes and the Booths were rich and powerful merchant families who had married into the Haworths. Like the aristocracy these wealthy merchants married within their peers, always with an eye on increasing their wealth and power.
SIZE: 19 x 15.5 inches inc. frame.
PROVENANCE: Haworth Hall, then by descent in the family to a branch which settled in Oxfordshire. Deceased estate.
Internal Ref: 8995


Height = 48 cm (19")
Width = 39 cm (16")
Depth = 4 cm (2")

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