Portrait of the Marquess of Granby by Sir Joshua Reynolds

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.

Details

Category:
Portrait
Medium:
Oil on canvas Dimensions: 234 x 145 cm
Art Fund grant:
£20,000 ( Total: £175,000)
Acquired in:
1989
Vendor:
Colnaghi

He was then commissioned as colonel of the 'Leicester Blues', who fought Bonny Prince Charlie, the Young Pretender in 1745.

Provenance

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.

Venue details

National Army Museum Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, LONDON London SW3 4HT 020 7730 0717 www.nam.ac.uk

Entry details

Free to all

Daily, 10am - 5.30pm (Last admission 5pm)

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