The Rt. Hon. William Pitt the younger MP (1759-1806)

after John Hoppner, RA (London 1758 – London 1810)
National Trust Inventory Number 609063

Category Art / Oil paintings
Date circa 1850
Materials Oil on canvas
Measurements 1397 x 1118 mm (55 x 44 in)
Place of origin
Collection Attingham Park, Shropshire (Accredited Museum)
On show at Attingham Park, Shropshire, Midlands, National Trust

Summary description

Oil painting on canvas, The Rt. Hon. William Pitt the younger MP (1759-1806) studio of, or after John Hoppner RA (London 1758 – London 1810), circa 1850. A three-quarter-length portrait, facing, head turned slightly to left, wearing a dark suit with white cravat, right hand in pocket with the other resting on a backrest of a chair; curtain drapery in background to right. A later copy of the original.


Attingham collection. 1847 Catalogue of Paintings p.6; 1861 Inventory p.211. 'Heirloom' 1947 Probate Valuation no.105; 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.

Credit line

Attingham Park, The Berwick Collection (National Trust)

Makers and roles

after John Hoppner, RA (London 1758 – London 1810), artist

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