Hugh Fortescue, 2nd Earl Fortescue

1 portrait of Hugh Fortescue, 2nd Earl Fortescue

Hugh Fortescue, 2nd Earl Fortescue

by William Holl Jr, published by John Saunders, after Sir George Hayter
stipple engraving, published 1840
11 in. x 7 1/2 in. (278 mm x 190 mm) plate size; 17 1/4 in. x 11 3/4 in. (439 mm x 299 mm) paper size
Purchased with help from the Friends of the National Libraries and the Pilgrim Trust, 1966
Reference Collection
NPG D37744

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Sitterback to top

  • Hugh Fortescue, 2nd Earl Fortescue (1783-1861), Politician; MP for Barnstaple, St Mawes, Buckingham, Devon, Tavistock and Devonshire North. Sitter associated with 22 portraits.

Artistsback to top

  • Sir George Hayter (1792-1871), Portrait and history painter; son of Charles Hayter. Artist associated with 198 portraits, Sitter associated with 16 portraits.
  • William Holl Jr (1807-1871), Engraver. Artist associated with 176 portraits, Sitter in 1 portrait.
  • John Saunders (active 1840), Publisher. Artist associated with 10 portraits.

Related worksback to top

  • NPG D37745: Hugh Fortescue, 2nd Earl Fortescue (from same plate)

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