Oil painting on canvas, Sir Charles Morgan, 1st Baronet Morgan (1726 - 1806), possibly Mather Brown (Boston 1761 – Twickenham 1831), previously attributed to William Hoare of Bath, RA (Eye 1707 – Bath 1792), 1792. A half-length portrait, seated portrait of Sir Charles (Gould) Morgan, husband of Jane Morgan. He wears a powdered wig, a dark brown jacket and yellow waistcoat. In his left hand is a letter, addressed 'Sir Charles Morgan, Judge Advocate General, Horse Guards'. In the background, a red curtain is pulled back to reveal Horse Guards, London.
On loan from Newport Museums and Galleries
Marks and inscriptions
Painted plaque on lower edge of frame : Sir Chas. Gould Morgan, Bart/Judge Advocate General/by Wm. Hoare of Bath
Makers and roles
possibly Mather Brown (Boston 1761 – Twickenham 1831), artist
previously attributed to William Hoare of Bath, RA (Eye 1707 – Bath 1792), artist