Marquess & Earl of Hertford c1832
Portrait of Francis Charles Seymour-Conway, Marquess & Earl of Hertford with facsimile signature. After the painting by Sir Thomas Lawrence P.R.A. the artist and here engraved by William Holl. Published: National Portrait Gallery of Eminent Personages of the Nineteenth Century. Fisher, Son & Co. 1832.
Condition: Very good, fine steel engraving. Engraved image size including facsimile signature approx 5.75" x 3.5" (145mm x 90mm) Mount: Smoke Grey 10" x 8" (255mm x 205mm) Ready to frame.
Francis Charles Seymour-Conway, 3rd Marquess of Hertford, KG, GCH, PC (11 March 1777 – 1 March 1842), styled Viscount Beauchamp between 1793 and 1794 and Earl of Yarmouth between 1794 and 1822, was a British Tory politician and art collector.
Lord Yarmouth sat as Member of Parliament. Lord Hertford was also a considerable art collector, as were his son and grandson; many of his pictures are in the Wallace Collection which they founded.Seymour-Conway was an amateur cricketer who made two known appearances in first-class cricket matches in 1799.
Lord Hertford married Maria Emilia Fagnani, reputedly the illegitimate daughter of the 4th Duke of Queensberry and a married Italian aristocrat, the Marchesa Fagnani, on 18 May 1798.
Another genuine antique print over 180 years old.