Francis Dashwood, 11th Baron Le Despencer

1 portrait on display in Room 14 at the National Portrait Gallery

Francis Dashwood, 11th Baron Le Despencer, by Nathaniel Dance, circa 1776 - NPG 1345 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

Francis Dashwood, 11th Baron Le Despencer

by Nathaniel Dance
oil on canvas, circa 1776
29 in. x 24 in. (737 mm x 610 mm)
Purchased, 1903
Primary Collection
NPG 1345

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  • Nathaniel Dance (1735-1811), Painter. Artist associated with 63 portraits, Sitter in 1 portrait.

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This portrait depicts Dashwood later in life but he had been painted some years earlier by Hogarth in the guise of St Francis worshipping at the 'Temple of Venus'.

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