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Anna Grenville-Temple (née Chamber), Countess Temple

1 portrait of Anna Grenville-Temple (née Chamber), Countess Temple

Anna Grenville-Temple (née Chamber), Countess Temple, by Hugh Douglas Hamilton, 1770 -NPG 246 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Mid-Georgian Portraits Catalogue

Anna Grenville-Temple (née Chamber), Countess Temple

by Hugh Douglas Hamilton
1770
9 3/4 in. x 7 3/4 in. (248 mm x 198 mm) oval, uneven
NPG 246

Inscriptionback to top

Signed, lower right: H.D. Hamilton fect 1770.

This portraitback to top

A replica, signed and dated 1771, showing the front of the dress slightly more finished, is in a private collection.

Physical descriptionback to top

Brown eyes, wearing a white lace cap with a black lace head scarf, blue dress with white lace.

Provenanceback to top

Horace Walpole (4th Earl of Orford); Strawberry Hill sale, 18th day, 14 May 1842, lot 89, bought Forster; T. Parker, from whom purchased 1867.

Reproductionsback to top

(All rectangular format): W. Birrell 1798 from a Portrait by Hamilton in the Collection at Strawberry Hill; reduced version anon. 1801; W. Greatback 1857 from a drawing by G. P. Harding1 (another state has Hamilton's name instead of Harding's).

1 Probably the drawing by G. P. Harding sold Bonham's, 25 November 1998, lot 47.


This extended catalogue entry is from the out-of-print National Portrait Gallery collection catalogue: John Ingamells, National Portrait Gallery: Mid-Georgian Portraits 1760-1790, National Portrait Gallery, 2004, 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.