Portrait of William, 1st Baron of Ponsonby by Sir Thomas Lawrence

William Brabazon Ponsonby (1744-1806) was appointed joint postmaster-general of Ireland in 1784.

Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
122 x 100 cm
Art Fund grant:
£1,000 ( Total: £5,750)
Acquired in:
1973
Vendor:
Agnew's

He was a staunch Whig, and a steady adherent of Charles James Fox.

Provenance

E.L.P Lascelles

Venue details

New Walk Museum & Art Gallery 53 New Walk, LEICESTER Leicestershire LE1 7EA 0116 225 4900 www.visitleicester.info/museums

Entry details

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