Captain, The Hon. William Egerton, MP (1684-1739)

Charles Jervas (Dublin 1675 – London 1739)
National Trust Inventory Number 436137

Category Art / Oil paintings
Date 1734
Materials Oil on canvas
Place of origin
Collection Belton House, Lincolnshire (Accredited Museum)
On show at Belton House, Lincolnshire, Midlands, National Trust

Summary description

Oil painting on canvas, Captain, The Hon William Egerton, MP (1684-1739) by Charles Jervas (Dublin 1675 – London 1739). 1734. Half-length portrait of a young man, turned to the left, gazing at the spectator, wearing a breastplate and red coat. Inscribed and dated 1734. 4th son of the 3rd Earl of Bridgewater.

Marks and inscriptions

The Honourable William Egerton son to John Egerton 3rd Earl of Bridgewater the next brother to Scroop Egerton Duke of Bridgewater 1734

Makers and roles

Charles Jervas (Dublin 1675 – London 1739), artist
previously catalogued as attributed to Philippe Mercier (Berlin 1689 – London 1760), artist
previously catalogued as attributed to Sir Godfrey Kneller (Lübeck 1646/9 - London 1723), artist

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