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C. Drury E. Fortnum, Esq., D.C.L.

Photo credit: The Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology

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Charles Drury Edward Fortnum (1820–1899) was one of the most generous benefactors to the Ashmolean Museum. This portrait of him was exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1893. It shows him wearing the gown of a Doctor of Civil Law at Oxford, a degree he was awarded in 1889.

The Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology

Oxford


Date

1893

Medium

oil on canvas

Measurements

H 74 x W 66 cm

Accession number

WA1899.4

Acquisition method

Bequeathed by C. D. E. Fortnum, 1899

Work type

Painting


The Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology

Beaumont Street, Oxford, Oxfordshire OX1 2PH England

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