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Reverend William Heathcote (1772-1802)

OWEN, William (1769 - 1825)

Reverend William Heathcote (1772-1802)

Media: oil on canvas

Size: 128.0 x 103.0 cm

Acquired: 1938; Purchase

Accession Number: NMW A 490

Although William Heathcote was a clergyman, he is portrayed as a sportsman, with a gun and a game-bag on his shoulder, accompanied by two spaniels. He was the son of a Hampshire landowner and a Prebend of Winchester Cathedral. Owen, who came from Shropshire, painted a dozen members of the Heathcote family.

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