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Richard Colley Wellesley, Marquess Wellesley

9 of 12 portraits on display on Floor 2: Turning Heads at Beningbrough Hall

Richard Colley Wellesley, Marquess Wellesley, by John Bacon the Younger, circa 1808 - NPG 992 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

Richard Colley Wellesley, Marquess Wellesley

by John Bacon the Younger
marble bust, circa 1808
24 1/2 in. (622 mm) high
Transferred from Tate Gallery, 1957
Primary Collection
NPG 992


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This classical-style bust was part of a project to erect a full-length statue celebrating Wellesley's time in India.

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