Sir Thomas Hales (ca. 1665-1748)

Sir Thomas Hales (ca. 1665-1748)
Title
Sir Thomas Hales (ca. 1665-1748)
Date 
1744
Medium 
Oil on canvas
Dimensions 
Overall: 50 x 40 in. ( 127 x 101.6 cm )
Credit Line 
Purchase, Abbott-Lenox Fund
Object Number 
1955.154
Marks 
signature and date: lower right: "Sr. Thos. Hales, AE 79 / Wollaston Pinxt. 1744"
Gallery Label 
Hales was a baronet and a member of Parliament from Canterbury. His portrait is one of the earliest signed and dated by Wollaston. It was executed in England, several years before the artist came to the Colonies.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group