Sir Walter Calverley Blackett, 2nd Bt. (1707 – 1777)
Arthur Pond (London 1701 – Rome 1758)
Pastel on paper, Sir Walter Calverley Blackett, 2nd Bt (1707 – 1777) by Arthur Pond (1701-1758). A half-length portrait of a man dressed in a blue-grey coat with pink waistcoat. He is also wearing a white kerchief and a wig. Reattributed by Neil Jeffares.
Marks and inscriptions
Sir Walter Calverley. Bart. - Elizabeth Ord. Daughter of Sir William Blackett acquired the estates of Wallington and took and used the surname and arms of Blackett by this alliance (plaque attached to the picture)
Makers and roles
Arthur Pond (London 1701 – Rome 1758), artist William Hoare of Bath, RA (Eye 1707 – Bath 1792), artist