John Granville, between 1790 and 1795

  • John Hoppner, English, 1758-1810

Oil on canvas

  • Unframed: 30 × 25 inches (76.2 × 63.5 cm)
  • 41 1/4 × 36 × 4 inches (104.8 × 91.4 × 10.2 cm)

Bequest of Eleanor Clay Ford

77.8

Department

European Painting

  • Oil
  • Canvas
  • Portrait
  • Painting (visual work)
  • Half figure
  • Boy
  • Seated
  • England

collection of Colonel Bernard Granville, D.S.O. (Chadley, Wellesbourne, Warwickshire, London)

(Duveen Brothers Inc., New York, New York, USA)

1928, purchased by Mr. & Mrs. Edsel Ford (Grosse Pointe Farms, Michigan, USA)

by descent to Eleanor Clay Ford (Grosse Pointe Farms, Michigan, USA)

1977-present, bequest to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Granville, Roger. History of the Granville Family. Exeter, 1895, p. 462 (ill.). McKay, William and W. Roberts. John Hoppner, R.A. London, 1909, p. 105. Kay, H. Isherwood. "John Hoppner (1758–1810)." In Unknown Masterpieces, Wilheim R. Valentiner, ed. London, 1930, unpaginated, no. 102 (ill.). City of Detroit. "Arts Department," Journal of the City Council (May 5, 1977): pp. 1060–1061, p. 1060. Mosby, Dewey F. "Curatorial Reports: Department of European Art," Bulletin of the DIA 56, no. 1 (1977): pp. 23–27, pp. 24, 27. Buren, Geneviéve. "Autres Acquisitions ou dons Récents," La Chronique des Arts 91, no. 1310 (March 1978): pp. 91–98, p. 95. Waterhouse, Ellis. "Three British Portraits," Bulletin of the DIA 57, no. 1 (1979): pp. 40–45, p. 43 (ill.). Strong, Roy. The British Portrait: 1660–1960. Woodbridge, 1991, pp. 268–269, no. 255. [as by William Beechey] Granville, Richard. The Granvilles & The Grenvilles: Their Portraits and Their History. Exeter, 2018, p. 129 (fig. 95).

John Hoppner, John Granville, between 1790 and 1795, oil on canvas. Detroit Institute of Arts, Bequest of Eleanor Clay Ford, 77.8.