Frederick William John Hervey, 3rd Marquess of Bristol, MP (1834-1907)
Sir Arthur Stockdale Cope, KCVO, RA (London 1857 –1940)
The sitter was the eldest son of 2nd Marquess. He married Geraldine Anson in 1862, and commissioned architect F. C. Penrose to make improvements to Ickworth, including decorating the Pompeian Room.
Oil painting on canvas, Frederick William John Hervey, 3rd Marquess of Bristol, MP (1834-1907) by Sir Arthur Stockdale Cope, KCVO, RA (London 1857 –1940), signed and dated, bottom left: A.S.Cope / 1905. A three-quarter-length portrait of an elderly man, turned slightly to the right, gazing at the spectator, seated in chair, turned to right, facing, hands clasped on knees, wearing morning coat, light grey waistcoat and purple stock. White hair and beard. Dark interior background. Son of Frederick William (Earl Jermyn), 2nd Marquess of Bristol (1800-1864) and Katherine Isabella Manners, daughter of the 5th Earl of Grafton. Married in 1862 Geraldine Anson, daughter of General the Hon. George Anson. He had two daughters and was therefore succeeded by his nephew Frederick William Fane Hervey (1863-1951) as 4th Marquess.
Part of the Bristol Collection. Acquired by the National Trust in 1956 under the auspices of the National Land Fund, later the National Heritage Memorial Fund
Ickworth, The Bristol Collection (acquired through the National Land Fund and transferred to The National Trust in 1956)
Makers and roles
Sir Arthur Stockdale Cope, KCVO, RA (London 1857 –1940), artist
Farrer 1908 Edmund Farrer, Portraits in Suffolk Houses (West), 1908, no. 72. p. 213