Charles Weld Forester [facsimile signature.]
London, Published by J. Mitchell, Royal Library, 33, Old Bond Street. J. Graf, Printer to Her Majesty.
Lithograph on india paper, india 205 x 160mm. 8 x 6¼". Some light soiling, else a fine impression.
Portrait of Maj. Hon. Charles Robert Weld Forester (1811-1852), son of 1st Baron Forester, Cecil Weld Forester. He gained the rank of Major in the service of the 12th Lancers and was Assistant Military Secretary for Ireland. He married Lady Maria Jocelyn in 1848, but they had no children. From a series of portraits by Count Alfred Guillaume Gabriel d'Orsay (1801 - 1852), Paris-born artist and gentleman of fashion. His profile sketches of his contemporaries, to the number of 125, include among them nearly all the literary, artistic, and fashionable celebrities of that time.
O'Donoghue p.236. See NPG 4026(25).
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