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Admiral Robert Deans

oil on canvas
91.5 × 71.2 cm
Accession Number
International Painting
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Felton Bequest, 1911
Gallery location
Not on display

Collection of the sitter, Admiral Robert Deans (1740–1815), East Lothian, Scotland, until 1815; by descent to his son, Rear Admiral Robert Deans (1792–1867), 1815–67; then to his widow, Cheltenham, England, from 1867 until her death; thence by descent to the sitter's grand-daughter, Mrs Blanche Morris, until 1911; with Shepherd Gallery (dealer), London (with companion portrait of sitter's wife); from where purchased, on the advice of Frank Gibson and Charles Ricketts, for the Felton Bequest, 1911.