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
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