Early Georgian Portraits Catalogue
George Montagu Dunk, 2nd Earl of Halifax (1716-1771), Known as 'The Father of the Colonies'
'above the middle stature, fine countenance, lively and expressive, concave face, rather sallow.' 
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Referencesback to topO'Keefe 1826
John O'Keefe, Recollections, 1826.
This extended catalogue entry is from the out-of-print National Portrait Gallery collection catalogue: John Kerslake, Early Georgian Portraits, Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1977, and is as published then. For the most up-to-date details on individual Collection works, we recommend reading the information provided in the Search the Collection results on this website in parallel with this text.