Philip Dormer Stanhope Earl of Chesterfield.From a Bust in the British Museum.
Publish'd Feb. 18th, 1777.
Etching. Sheet 215 x 130mm (8½ x 5¼"). Trimmed within plate on three sides. Stained.
Philip Dormer Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield (1694-1773), engraved by Sherwin after Francesco Bartolozzi's drawing of a marble bust by Louis Francois Roubiliac (1745), depicting Stanhope unclothed in the style of a Roman emperor, now in the National Portrait Gallery. Stanhope was ambassador to The Hague from 1728, and was subsequently rewarded with the Order of the Garter and the position of Lord Steward. He was appointed Lord Lieutenant of Ireland in 1745 and Secretary of State in 1755.
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