Sir John George Reeve de la Pole, 8th Bt (1808-1874)

Michele Gordigiani (Florence 1830 – 1909)
National Trust Inventory Number 262822

Category Paintings
Date 1860
Materials Oil on canvas
Measurements 1118 x 864 mm (44 x 34 in)
Place of origin
Collection Shute Barton, Devon
Not on show

Summary description

Oil painting on canvas, Sir John George Reeve de la Pole, 8th Bt (1808-1874) by Michele Gordigiani (Florence 1830 – 1909), 1860. The sitter was the son of Sir Willilam Templer Pole and his first wife, Sophia Anne, only daughter of George Templer of Shapwick House, Somerset. He was the grandson of Sir John William and Lady (Anne) de la Pole who built the new Shute House in 1787. Two oxen were roasted for his coming-of-age in 1829. He married firstly Margaretta Barton from Saucethorpe Hall in Lincolnshire, who died in 1842. He married secondly Josephine Catherine Denise Carre in 1843 and spent most of the rest of his life in France.

Makers and roles

Michele Gordigiani (Florence 1830 – 1909), artist

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Record Status

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