A History of the Works of Sir Joshua Reynolds, P.R.a

A History of the Works of Sir Joshua Reynolds, P.R.a

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1899 edition. Excerpt: ... Stephen, ist Earl of. Half length, canvas 36 x 30 in. Son of Sir Stephen Fox; born about 1704; was M.P. for Shaftesbury, April, 1726; created Lord Ilchester and Baron Strangways, May 11, 1741, and Earl of Ilchester, June 5, 1756. He was constituted, June 23, 1747, one of the two Comptrollers of the Accounts of the Army, and was made a member of the Privy Council, April 22, 1763. He married, March, 1736, Elizabeth Horner, only daughter and heiress of Thomas Strangways Horner, of Mells Park, co. Somerset, and on his marriage assumed the additional surname and arms of Strangways. He died September 26, 1776. Sat in 1762. Paid for, April 16, 1762, Lord Ilchester, 21. The picture belongs to the Earl of Ilchester at Melbury, Dorchester. ILCHESTER, Maria Theresa, Countess of, and Children. Whole length, canvas 83 x 58 in. Mary Theresa, daughter of Standish Grady, of Cappercullen, co. Limerick, Ireland; married, August 26, 1772, Henry Thomas, 2nd Earl of Ilchester. She died June, 1790. Elizabeth Theresa Fox Strangways, born November 16, 1773; married, first, April 17, 1796, William Davenport Talbot, and secondly, April 24, 1804, Captain Charles Fielding, R.N. She died 1840. Mary Lucy Fox Strangways, born February 11, 1776; married, February 1, 1794, Thomas Mansel Talbot; secondly, April 28, 1815, Sir Christopher Cole, Captain R.N., K.C.B. Died February 3, 1855. Seated, facing the spectator; the two children stand one on each side of her, playing across her knees with a skein of wool; all dressed in white; landscape seen through open window to the right. Sat in March, 1779. Exhibited. British Institution, 1861, No. 84, National Portrait Exhibition, 1867, No. 847, -by the Marquess of Lansdowne. Royal Academy, 1884, No. 16, Grafton, 1895, No. 139, ..show more

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  • Paperback | 68 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 141g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236513436
  • 9781236513434