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Frederick North, 2nd Earl of Guilford

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Frederick North, 2nd Earl of Guilford, by Pompeo Batoni, 1752-1756 - NPG 6180 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

Frederick North, 2nd Earl of Guilford

by Pompeo Batoni
oil on canvas, 1752-1756
36 3/4 in. x 29 3/4 in. (934 mm x 756 mm)
Purchased with help from the National Heritage Memorial Fund and The Art Fund, 1992
Primary Collection
NPG 6180


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This portrait of North writing a letter is one of Batoni's earliest and most sensitive portraits of an Englishman on the Grand Tour and was painted during the sitter's stay in Rome.

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