Full-length portrait of 'The Marquess of Granby', the eldest son of the 3rd Duke of Rutland, Granby who had considerable advantages and started his career as the MP for Grantham.
Portrait of the Marquess of Granby by Sir Joshua Reynolds, 1773
© National Army Museum
- Oil on canvas Dimensions: 234 x 145 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £20,000 ( Total: £175,000)
- Acquired in:
He was then commissioned as colonel of the 'Leicester Blues', who fought Bonny Prince Charlie, the Young Pretender in 1745.
Charles, Lord Granby; Hon.James Grenville; by descent to Richard, 2nd Duke of Buckingham; Molton Howard, 1848; Rev.H.L.Maud Bach; Christie's 1880; Graves; 3rd Duke of Buckingham, Captain Morgan Grenville, Lady Kinross; Governors of Stowe School; Christies; Colnaghi's.
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