Ernest Augustus Charles Brudenell-Bruce, 3rd Marquess of Ailesbury and 9th Earl of Cardigan (1811-1886)
John Hayter (London 1800 – 1891)
Art / Oil paintings
1843 (inscribed on reverse)
Oil on canvas
762 x 635 mm (30 x 25 in)Order this image
Attingham Park, Shropshire (Accredited Museum)
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Oil painting on canvas, Ernest Augustus Charles Brudenell-Bruce, 3rd Marquess of Ailesbury and 9th Earl of Cardigan (1811-1886) by John Hayter (London 1800 – 1891), inscribed on reverse: Lord Ernest Bruce 1843. Wm Hayter Pinxt – Manchester Square London. A half-length portrait, turned slightly to left, facing and wearing a pink velvet cloak and black cravat. Sir Ernest Augustus Charles Brudenell-Bruce, 3rd Marquess of Ailesbury was born on 8 January 1811 at Warren's Hotel, St. James's Square, London, England. He was the second son of Charles Brudenell-Bruce, 1st Marquess of Ailesbury and Henrietta Maria Hill. He succeeded his elder brother as 3rd Marquess, 1878. He married Hon. Louisa Elizabeth Horsley-Beresford, daughter of John Horsley-Beresford, 2nd Baron Decies and Charlotte Philadelphia Horsley, on 25 November 1834 at St. George's Church, St. George Street, Hanover Square, London, England. He died on 18 October 1886 at age 75 at Savernake, Wiltshire, England. He was buried at Great Bedwyn, Wiltshire, England. He was Vice-Chamberlain to Queen Victoria, 1841-6 and again in 1852-8.
Attingham collection. 1847 Catalogue of Paintings p.6; 1861 Inventory p.211. 'Heirloom' 1947 Probate Valuation no.97; bequeathed to the National Trust with the estate, house and contents of Attingham by Thomas Henry Noel-Hill, 8th Baron Berwick (1877-1947) on 15th May 1953.
Attingham Park, The Berwick Collection (National Trust)
Marks and inscriptions
Lord Ernest Bruce 1843. Wm Hayter Pinxt- Manchester Square London (written on reverse)
Makers and roles
John Hayter (London 1800 – 1891), artist