Philip Dormer Stanhope Earl of Chesterfield.
Etching. Sheet 245 x 180mm (9¾ x 7"). Trimmed within plate, well away from image.
Philip Dormer Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield (1694-1773), drawn and engraved by Francesco Bartolozzi from 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.
De Vesme 778, iii of iii.
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