Frederick William Hervey, 1st Marquess of Bristol, MP, FRS, FSA (1769-1859)
British (English) School
Oil painting on canvas, Frederick William Hervey, 1st Marquess of Bristol, MP, FRS, FSA (1769-1859), British (English) School, circa 1835/40. A full-length portrait of a man, turned slightly to the left, head and gaze turned to the right, standing beside a chestnut horse before a porch and steps, short grey hair, wearing blue cut-away coat, greyish fawn trousers and white cravat; holds reigns of horse, a white dog at his feet. Holding his hat and gloves in his left hand and the reins of his horse with his right.
Commissioned by the sitter, apparently for his Brighton house, where it was recorded by S. H. A. Hervey in 1894; thence by descent to the 4th Marquess of Bristol (1863-1951), on whose death, valued for probate; accepted by HM Treasury in lieu of tax and transferred to the National Trust in 1956
Ickworth, The Bristol Collection (acquired through the National Land Fund and transferred to The National Trust in 1956)
Makers and roles
British (English) School, artist