Image
On loan from Sir James and Lady Graham, Norton Conyers, North Yorkshire, © Private collection. Used by permission

Humpry Morice was one of Batoni’s most important English clients. Unlike many of the artist’s sitters, Sir Humphry visited Rome for reasons of health rather than tourism. Batoni shows him relaxing after hunting outside the city, with the Torre Leonina of the Vatican in the distance.

Key facts

Artist
Artist dates
1708 - 1787
Full title
Humphry Morice
Date made
1761-2
Medium and support
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
117.5 x 172.8 cm
Inscription summary
Signed
Acquisition credit
On loan from Sir James and Lady Graham, Norton Conyers, North Yorkshire
Inventory number
L1074
Location in Gallery

Further information

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