Augustus Henry Fitzroy, 3rd Duke of Grafton

1 portrait on display on Floor 1: Saloon at Beningbrough Hall

Augustus Henry Fitzroy, 3rd Duke of Grafton, by Pompeo Batoni, 1762 - NPG 4899 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

Augustus Henry Fitzroy, 3rd Duke of Grafton

by Pompeo Batoni
oil on canvas, feigned oval, 1762
30 in. x 24 in. (762 mm x 610 mm)
Purchased, 1972
Primary Collection
NPG 4899


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As a young man of twenty he had married Anne Liddell (1737/8-1804), but the marriage was not happy. In 1772 they embarked on a tour of Italy, during which this portrait was painted by the Italian artist Pompeo Batoni; the couple were to separate two years later.

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