Art UK is the successor to Your Paintings. It is a joint initiative between the Public Catalogue Foundation (now known as Art UK), 3,000 museums and other art collections, and the BBC.

By using this website you are agreeing to the use of cookies. Please read our Use of Cookies policy.

Close
Portrait of an Officer of the Foot Guards

Photo credit: Manchester Art Gallery

How you can use this image

This image is available to be shared and re-used under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives licence.

You can reproduce this image for non-commercial purposes and you are not able to change or modify it in any way.

Wherever you reproduce the image you must attribute the original creators (acknowledge the original artist(s) and the person/organisation that took the photograph of the work) and any other rights holders.

Click on 'More information' for further guidance on using images from Art UK.

Visit the Creative Commons website to read the terms of a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International licence

 

Download

Notes

Add or edit a note on this artwork that only you can see. You can find notes again by going to the ‘Notes’ section of your account.

Left side, head and chest portrait of a young officer of the Foot Guards in full uniform including tricorn hat, his head turned slightly to face the viewer, with a serious expression emphasising his importance and sense of duty. His uniform is in a characteristic colour scheme with a bright red coat and gold trim.

Manchester Art Gallery

Manchester

  • Date

    1750–1770

  • Medium

    oil on canvas

  • Measurements

    43.7 x 35.1 cm

  • Accession number

    1928.90

  • Acquisition method

    purchased from Mr Charles A. Jackson, 1928

Tags

You can help us tag artworks on Tagger. The tags above come from the public, and also from an image recognition project run by the Visual Geometry Group, University of Oxford.

Manchester Art Gallery

Manchester Art Gallery Mosley Street, Manchester, Greater Manchester M2 3JL England

This venue is open to the public. Not all artworks are on display. If you want to see a particular artwork, please contact the venue.
View venue