First Previous 2 OF 51 NextLast

Unknown man, formerly known as Henry Richard Fox (later Vassall), 3rd Baron Holland

2 of 51 portraits of Henry Richard Fox (later Vassall), 3rd Baron Holland

Unknown man, formerly known as Henry Richard Fox (later Vassall), 3rd Baron Holland, by Louis Gauffier, 1796 - NPG 1382 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

Unknown man, formerly known as Henry Richard Fox (later Vassall), 3rd Baron Holland

by Louis Gauffier
oil on canvas, 1796
26 1/4 in. x 19 3/4 in. (667 mm x 502 mm)
Purchased, 1904
Primary Collection
NPG 1382


Click on the links below to find out more:

Sitterback to top

Artistback to top

This portraitback to top

This portrait by the French painter Louis Gauffier shows a smartly dressed young man on a hillside, with a view of Florence behind him. The portrait is signed by Gauffier and dated 1796, but the sitter is unknown. Gauffier worked in Italy in the 1790s and painted the portraits of many fashionable Englishmen and others on the Grand Tour. The sitter is probably one of these travellers. He may also have been a friend of Gauffier's, since he appears in other pictures by the painter.

Linked publicationsback to top

Tell us moreback to top

Can you tell us more about this portrait? Spotted an error, something missing, or do you know anything that we don't know? If you have any information to share please complete the form below

What can you tell us?close

There are occasions when we are unsure of the identity of a sitter or artist, their life dates, occupation or have not recorded their family relationships. Sometimes we have not recorded the date of a portrait. Do you have specialist knowledge or a particular interest about any aspect of the portrait or sitter or artist that you can share with us? We would welcome any information that adds to and enhances our information and understanding about a particular portrait, sitter or artist.

Citationclose

How do you know this? Please could you let us know your source of information.

* Permission to publish (Privacy information)
Privacy Informationclose

The National Portrait Gallery will NOT use your information to contact you or store for any other purpose than to investigate or display your contribution. By ticking permission to publish you are indicating your agreement for your contribution to be shown on this collection item page. Please note your email address will not be displayed on the page nor will it be used for any marketing material or promotion of any kind.

Please ensure your comments are relevant and appropriate. Your contributions must be polite and with no intention of causing trouble. All contributions are moderated.

Your nameclose

If you tick permission to publish your name will appear above your contribution on our website.

Your Emailclose

Contributions are moderated. We'll need your email address so that we can follow up on the information provided and contact you to let you know when your contribution has been published.