Portrait of William Pulteney, Earl of Bath by Charles Jervas

Portrait of William Pulteney, Earl of Bath (1684-1764).

Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
237 x 143 cm
Art Fund grant:
£4,000 ( Total: £17,840)
Acquired in:
1991
Vendor:
Sotheby's

Sitter one of most important figures in British politics in 1st half of 18th century. First owner of Bathwick estate and his family played major part in the development of Bath.

Provenance

Probably Sir John Rushout, Bt, Northwick Park; John Rushout, 1st Baron Northwick; by descent until sold Northwick Park Sale, Christie's, 1966.

Venue details

Victoria Art Gallery By Pulteney Bridge, BATH Somerset BA2 4AT 01225 477244 www.victoriagal.org.uk

Entry details

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