Full-length portrait of Captain Wade, the Master of Ceremonies in Bath from 1769-77, painted for the Assembly Rooms.

Originally the background was a rural landscape but this was overpainted with a balustrade and steps.


Commissioned by the proprietors of the assembly Rooms and hung in the Card Room of the New Rooms, until 1903; Lord Burton.

Victoria Art Gallery

Pulteney Bridge, Bath, Somerset, BA2 4AT
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