Philip Metcalfe

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

Philip Metcalfe, by Pompeo Batoni, circa 1766-1767 - NPG 2001 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

Philip Metcalfe

by Pompeo Batoni
oil on canvas, circa 1766-1767
28 1/4 in. x 23 1/2 in. (718 mm x 597 mm)
Given by Mrs Frances J.W. Booth, 1923
Primary Collection
NPG 2001


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  • Philip Metcalfe (1733-1818), Collector and patron of the arts. Sitter in 2 portraits.

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  • Pompeo Batoni (1708-1787), Artist. Artist associated with 7 portraits.

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This portrait was painted by the Italian Pompeo Batoni, who specialised in portraits of British sitters on the Grand Tour in Italy. Metcalfe wears a stylish red coat and waistcoat, and holds his hat under his arm; in the background is a view of the Colosseum in Rome.

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