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Anthony Morris Storer
Shee, Sir Martin Archer
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Shee, Sir Martin Archer

Dublin, 1769 - Brighton, 1850

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Anthony Morris Storer

Ca. 1790. Oil on canvas.
Room 063

This portrait shows the diplomat, collector and bibliophile Anthony Morris Storer (1746–1799) studying various items of interest that he donated upon his death to Eton College, where he had been educated. The sitter was a successful socialite who concentrated after his political career on his facet as a collector.

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Shee, Sir Martin Archer
Anthony Morris Storer
Ca. 1790
Height: 238 cm; Width: 148 cm
Acquired from José Miguel Pérez Ortiz, 1960.

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Sánchez Cantón, Francisco Javier, Adquisiciones del Museo del Prado (1956-1962), Archivo Español de Arte, XXXV, 1962, pp. 319.

Museo Nacional del Prado, Principales adquisiciones de los últimos diez años: 1958-1968, Museo del Prado, Madrid, 1969.

Salas, Xavier de, Museo del Prado. Catálogo de las pinturas, Museo del Prado, Madrid, 1972.

Museo Nacional del Prado, Museo del Prado. Inventario general de pinturas (III). Nuevas Adquisiciones. Museo Iconográfico. Tapices., Museo del Prado, Espasa Calpe, Madrid, 1996.

Wilson, David, Bibliophile, Grangerizer, and patron of artists. A group of portraits commissioned by Anthony Morris Storer (1746-1799) from Sir Joshua Reynolds and George Romney., The British art journal, XV n.2, 2014-2015, pp. 103-114 [103 f.1].

Díez, J.L. (dir.), Pintura del Siglo XIX en el Museo del Prado. Catálogo general, Museo Nacional del Prado, Madrid, 2015, pp. 547.

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Inv. Nuevas Adquisiciones (iniciado en 1856). Núm. 1833.
Autor, Sir Martin Archer Shee / 1833. Asunto, Mr. Storer / Lienzo, 239 x 148 cms. / Nº del catálogo, 3000 / Adquirido junto con el siguiente, a Dn. José Miguel Pérez Ortiz el 4 novbre. 1959, por el precio de 750.000, ambos. / Por el museo, 375.000 / Por el Estado, 375.000 / O.M. de la adquisición: 26 abril de 1960.

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Room 063 (On Display)


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Chair / Armchair


Update date: 01-11-2022 | Registry created on 28-04-2015

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