Thomas Wharton, 1st Marquess of Wharton(1648-1716), Nobleman and politician
Sitter associated with 20 portraits
Politician; a brilliant political manager; he was thought the most 'universal villain' by the Tories.
published by John Harris, after Unknown artist
etching, published 1790
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