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Lord Denman (1779–1854)

Photo credit: Nottingham City Museums

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A three-quarter length portrait of a man seated and facing to the right. He is middle-aged, with greying hair swept forward at the sides. He wears a dark waistcoat, coat and trousers, and a turned-up collar with a cravat wound around it. At his waist is a buckle or medal of some sort. In his right hand he holds a scroll; his left hand is placed on the corner of a table upon which are two books. The background is a dark red curtain draped from the top right to the bottom left.

Nottingham Castle Museum and Art Gallery





oil on canvas


H 129.5 x W 101.6 cm

Accession number

NCM 1879-130

Acquisition method

purchased, 1879

Work type


Nottingham Castle Museum and Art Gallery

Friar Lane, off Maid Marian Way, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire NG1 6EL England

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