Portrait of William Wentworth Fitzwilliam (1748-1833), 2nd Earl Fitzwilliam in the peerage of Great Britain, and 4th Earl Fitzwilliam in the Peerage of Ireland
Oil and canvas
30 x 25 in. (75 x 62.2 cm)
Commissioned by Anthony Morris Storer (1746-1799) in 1785; Thence by descent until sold; Major A.M. Storer sale, Sotheby’s, 24th March 1920, lot 47; Mrs Ivy Evans, 1920; Storer Trust sale, Sotheby’s, 9 December 1964, lot 178 (as ‘Sir William Beechey, Portrait of a Gentleman’) Acquired from the above sale by Agnew’s; Acquired 28 January 1966 from the above by John King; Thence by descent until sold 2011; Philip Mould & Company, London; Private collection, UK.