Full length portrait with landscape background.
Portrait of William Pitt Amherst, 1st Earl Amherst by Arthur William Devis, 1803
© Harris Museum & Art Gallery
- Oil on canvas
- 239 x 147 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £19,000 ( Total: £58,000)
- Acquired in:
- Martyn Gregory Gallery
The Earl is in uniform with a red jacket and black trousers and stands with his left hand on his waistband and a cane in his right.
Painted for the St James's Loyal Volunteer Regiment; by descent to 4th Earl Amherst; Sotheby's 29/1/1969, lot 6; Christie's 23/11/1973, lot 28; St James's Club, London until 1995; Martyn Gregory Gallery