Portrait of Captain Henry Hope

Henry Raeburn (British, 1756–1823)
Portrait of Captain Henry Hope, ca. 1815

Oil on canvas
30 x 25 in. (76.2 x 63.5 cm)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William H. Risley, 84.9


ca. 1815–1863 (?), Presumably in the collection of Capt. Henry Hope (1787–1863), England

Unknown dates, at Knoedler & Company Gallery, London

Unknown dates, Collection of James Greig, London

ca. 1941, Collection of Jane and Roger Wolcott, Indianapolis

?–1984, Collection of Virginia Solley Risley and William H. Risley, Litchfield, Connecticut (probably to Virginia Risley by inheritance from Jane Wolcott)

1984, Gift to IU Art Museum from Mr. and Mrs. William H. Risley


March 8–April 20, 1941, "Early British Masters," John Herron Art Institute, Indianapolis

March 29–May 14, 2000, "About Face: Two Thousand Years of Portraiture at Indiana University," Indiana University Art Museum, Bloomington (no catalogue)


Provenance research on this work is ongoing, and this record will be updated as more information becomes available.