Thomas Philip (succesively Robinson, Weddell, and de Grey), 3rd Baron Grantham, later 2nd Earl de Grey, KG, KP (1781- 1859)

William Robinson (Leeds 1799 - Leeds 1839)
National Trust Inventory Number 631046

Category Paintings
Date 1829 (engraved)
Materials Oil on canvas
Measurements 761 x 640 mm
Place of origin
Collection Florence Court, County Fermanagh (Accredited Museum)
On show at Florence Court, County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland, National Trust

Summary description

Oil painting on canvas, Thomas Philip (succesively Robinson, Weddell, and de Grey), 3rd Baron Grantham, later 2nd Earl de Grey, KG, KP (1781- 1859) by William Robinson (Leeds 1799 - Leeds 1839). A half-length portrait of the 2nd Earl de Grey, turned to the left, wearing a greatcoat with fur collar over a high-collared white shirt and a black stock.

Provenance

Presumably a gift to the 2nd Earl of Enniskillen, and thence by descent; removed from Florence Court to Kinloch House, Amulree, in 1973 by the 6th Earl and his Countess, by whom it was bequeathed back to the house in 1997; given to the National Trust by Nancy, Dowager Countess of Enniskillen (1917 – 1998) before her death, August 1997

Credit line

Florence Court, The Enniskillen Collection (National Trust)

Marks and inscriptions

Verso: Thomas Phillip (sic) Earl de Grey b 1751 d 1859 (label on reverse)/ lower centre: Thomas Philip / Earl de Grey / B 1751 [recte 1781] d 1859
Verso: Labels on reverse: lower left: Henry [sic] Phillip /1st [sic] Earl de Grey / married Lady Henrietta Cole / [5th & yst] Daughter of 1st Earl of Enniskillen

Makers and roles

William Robinson (Leeds 1799 - Leeds 1839), artist

References

Enniskillen, Nancy Henderson Cole,. countess of,. Florence Court my Irish home [1972]., p.38
Malcolmson 1998 A. P. W. Malcolmson, ‘The Enniskillen Family, Estate, and Archive’, Clogher Record, 1998, pl.p.98.

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Place of origin
Materials Canvas (10041)
Oil paint (8301)
Wood (127211)
Category Paintings (12641)
Collection Florence Court, County Fermanagh (Accredited Museum) (3267)
Periods 19th century (170782)
Maker William Robinson (Leeds 1799 - Leeds 1839) (9)
Subjects Thomas Philip (succesively) Robinson, Weddell, and de Grey, 3rd Baron Grantham, later 2nd Earl de Grey, KG, KP (1781-1859) (3)
Object Type Oil painting (12931)

Record Status

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