Oil painting on canvas, Thomas Robinson, 2nd Baron Grantham (1738–1786) by Gilbert Stuart (North Kingstown, Rhode Island 1755 - Boston 1828), inscribed bottom right: Stuart, pinxit 1781. Thomas Robinson was the brother of Theresa, wife of Lord Boringdon. He married Mary, daughter of the 2nd Earl of Hardwicke and was the father of two sons, who became respectively Earl de Grey and Marquess of Ripon.
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
Marks and inscriptions
Recto: in black, bottom left: Thos. Ld. Grantham
Recto: bottom right: Stuart, pinxit 1781
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, p.53;pp.58-59