18th Century Oil Portrait of Richard Viscount Cobham
18th Century Oil Portrait of Richard Viscount Cobham
18th Century Oil Portrait of Richard Viscount Cobham
18th Century Oil Portrait of Richard Viscount Cobham
18th Century Oil Portrait of Richard Viscount Cobham
18th Century Oil Portrait of Richard Viscount Cobham

18th Century Oil Portrait of Richard Viscount Cobham

1748 England

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An oil portrait of Richard Temple, 1st Viscount Cobham painted by Thomas Bardwell, a Norfolk painter, signed and dated 1748 in the margin.
After the original by Jean-Baptiste van Loo now held in the National Portrait Gallery, London. Retaining its original finely carved Rococo gilt frame.
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Field Marshal Richard Temple, 1st Viscount Cobham PC (24 October 1675 – 14 September 1749) was a British soldier and Whig politician. After serving as a junior officer under William III during the Williamite War in Ireland and during the Nine Years' War, he fought under John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough during the War of the Spanish Succession. During the War of the Quadruple Alliance Temple led a force of 4,000 troops on a raid on the Spanish coastline which captured Vigo and occupied it for ten days before withdrawing. In Parliament he generally supported the Whigs but fell out with Sir Robert Walpole in 1733. He was known for his ownership of and modifications to the estate at Stowe Park and for serving as a political mentor to the young William Pitt.
Dimensions
Height 42.00 inch (106.68 cm)
Width 32.50 inch (82.55 cm)
Depth 3.00 inch (7.62 cm)
Medium
Canvas, Giltwood, Paint
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