The Hon. Frederick Robinson (1746-1792)
Gilbert Stuart (North Kingstown, Rhode Island 1755 - Boston 1828)
Art / Oil paintings
Oil on canvas
762 x 635 mm (30 x 25 in)
Place of origin
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Saltram, Devon (Accredited Museum)
Oil painting on canvas, The Hon. Frederick Robinson (1746-1792) by Gilbert Stuart (North Kingstown, Rhode Island 1755 - Boston 1828), inscribed on frame bottom right: Stuart, pinxit / 1785. A half-length portrait to right, in dark green coat with light green lapels embroidered in black, white stock, his left arm resting on the back of a chair of Younger son of the 1st Lord Grantham and brother of Theresa, wife of the 1st Lord Boringdon.
Accepted by the Treasury in part payment of death-duties from the executors of Edmund Robert Parker, 4th Earl of Morley (1877–1951) and transferred to the Trust in 1957
Saltram, The Morley Collection (accepted in lieu of tax by HM Treasury, and transferred to The National Trust in 1957)
Marks and inscriptions
Recto: in black, bottom left: Honble. Fk. Robinson. Recto: bottom right: Stuart, pinxit / 1785.
Makers and roles
Gilbert Stuart (North Kingstown, Rhode Island 1755 - Boston 1828), artist
Saltram, Devon, 1967 The Saltram Collection, Plympton, Devon [National Trust; F. St. John Gore], 1967, no. 115