James Caulfeild, 1st Earl of Charlemont
by Thomas Nugent, after Horace Hone Click on the links below to find out more
stipple engraving, published 1790
7 in. x 5 3/8 in. (179 mm x 137 mm) paper size
Bequeathed by (Frederick) Leverton Harris, 1927
- Horace Hone (1754-1825), Miniature painter; son of Nathaniel Hone. Artist associated with 8 portraits, Sitter in 1 portrait.
- Thomas Nugent (active 1790-1793), Engraver. Artist associated with 9 portraits.
- NPG D20439: James Caulfeild, 1st Earl of Charlemont (from same plate)
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