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
Measurements
Place of origin England
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), inscribed and dated 1734. A half-length portrait of a young man, turned to the left, gazing at the spectator, wearing a breastplate and red coat. He was the fourth son of the 3rd Earl of Bridgewater.

Provenance

Purchased with a grant from the National Heritage Memorial Fund (NHMF) from Edward John Peregrine Cust, 7th Baron Brownlow, C. St J. (b.1936) in 1984

Credit line

Belton House, The Brownlow Collection (acquired with the help of the National Heritage Memorial Fund by the National Trust in 1984)

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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Periods 18th century (87483)
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Record Status

Enhanced

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