Caricature portrait of Francis Williams
- Art Funded
- 66 x 51 cm
- Presented by
- Viscount Bearsted through The Art Fund
Francis Williams was born in Jamaica, a son of free negroes. John, 2nd Duke of Montagu (1688-1749), is said to have had him educated at an English grammar school and at Cambridge University. On his return to Jamaica, Williams set up a school at Spanish Town, where this portrait was painted.