Brigidier-General, the Hon. Thomas Paget (d.1741)

attributed to Charles Jervas (Dublin 1675 – London 1739)
National Trust Inventory Number 1175914

Category Art / Oil paintings
Date 1700 - 1741 (death of sitter)
Materials Oil on canvas
Measurements 1245 x 991 mm (49 x 39 in)
Place of origin
Collection Plas Newydd, Anglesey (Accredited Museum)
On show at Plas Newydd, Anglesey, Wales, National Trust

Summary description

Oil painting on canvas, Brigadier-General, the Hon. Thomas Paget (c. 1676 -1741), attributed to Charles Jervas (Dublin 1675 – London 1739). A three-quarter length portrait of Thomas Paget, as a young man, turned slightly to right, facing, in cuirass (a breast plate), red velvet coat, sword, his right hand holding tasselled waist sash and full-bottomed wig. He was Governor of Minorca and grandson of the 5th Baron Paget, and father of Caroline Paget, Lady Bayly.


On loan from the Marquess of Anglesey

Credit line

Plas Newydd, The Collection of the Marquess of Anglesey (on long-term loan to the National Trust)

Marks and inscriptions

Brig.Gen. The Hon.ble Thomas Paget

Makers and roles

attributed to Charles Jervas (Dublin 1675 – London 1739), artist


Steegman 1957 John Steegman, A Survey of Portraits in Welsh Houses Vol.I: North Wales, Cardiff 1957, p.27 No.9, pl.6a

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Periods 18th century (51697)
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