Sir Thomas Hales (ca. 1665-1748)

Object Number: 
1955.154
Date: 
1744
Medium: 
Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 
Overall: 50 x 40 in. ( 127 x 101.6 cm )
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.
Credit Line: 
Purchase, Abbott-Lenox Fund
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group