Judge Robert Dormer MP  Oil Portrait Painting
Judge Robert Dormer MP  Oil Portrait Painting
Judge Robert Dormer MP  Oil Portrait Painting
Judge Robert Dormer MP  Oil Portrait Painting
Judge Robert Dormer MP  Oil Portrait Painting
Judge Robert Dormer MP  Oil Portrait Painting
Judge Robert Dormer MP  Oil Portrait Painting
Judge Robert Dormer MP  Oil Portrait Painting

THOMAS HILL (1661-1734)

Judge Robert Dormer MP Oil Portrait Painting

1650 to 1726 British

Offered by Mansion House Antiques & Fine Art

£8,650 gbp
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A fine oil on canvas portrait of Sir Robert Dormer MP,born 1650 - died 1726

Attributed to Thomas Hill 1661 - 1734.
Initialed on the letter on the table T.H.

HISTORY
Robert Dormer was the second son of John Dormer, Barister of Lee Grange & Purston, Buckingham.

He was baptised at Quainton near Aylesbury on 30th May 1650.

He entered Lincoln`s Inn in May 1669, called to the bar in January 1675.

He later became Chancellor of Durham.

He entered parliament as a member for Aylesbury in 1698.

In 1701 & 1705 he was elected as M.P. for the county of Buckinghamshire.

On 28th November 1702 he became M.P for Northallerton.

He was raised to the bench of the common pleas on 8th January 1706.

His seat was at Arle Court near Cheltenham, Gloucestershire.

He inherited Lee Grange & Purston from his nephew Sir William Dormer 2nd Bt.

He died on 18th September 1726 & was buried at Quainton.

In the tower of Quainton Church you will find a fine monument to Sir Robert Dormer & his wife & son.

FRAME
A fine decorative period plaster & gilt example in good condition.
Past careful cleaning and restoration , leaving this portrait in very good condition for its age , having also been wax re-lined around 20 - 30 years ago.
Dimensions
External Height 57.00 inch (144.78 cm)
External Width 48.00 inch (121.92 cm)
External Depth 2.50 inch (6.35 cm)
Stock Code
0370
Medium
Oil on Canvas
Signed/Inscribed
Attributed to Thomas Hill 1661 - 1734. Initialed on the letter on the table T.H.
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