William Legge, Second Earl of Dartmouth (1731-1801)
Pompeo Batoni, Italian, 1708 - 1787
Oil on canvas
Overall: 37 1/2 × 28 1/2 in. (95.3 × 72.4 cm)
Frame: 45 3/4 × 36 in. (116.2 × 91.4 cm)
Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through gifts from Jane and W. David Dance, Class of 1940; Jonathan L. Cohen, Class of 1960, Tuck 1961; Frederick B. Whittemore, Class of 1953, Tuck 1954; Barbara Dau Southwell, Class of 1978 and David Southwell, Tuck 1988; Parnassus Foundation/Jane and Raphael Bernstein; and an anonymous donor
Place Made: Italy, Europe
FREN 1, Introductory French I, Kelly McConnell, Winter 2013
CLST 7, The Idea of Rome, Margaret Williamson, Spring 2012
ITAL 3, Introductory Italian III, Anna Minardi, Fall 2013
ITAL 3, Introductory Italian III, Jonathan Mullins, Fall 2013
ARAB 31, Advanced Arabic, El Mostafa Ouajjani, Fall 2013
HIST 9.1, Empires and Colonies in North America, Paul Musselwhite, Fall 2014
ITAL 3.01, Introductory Italian 3, Damiano Benvegnu, Winter 2020
A Space for Dialogue 66, The Illusions of Eighteenth-Century European Portraiture, Courtney Chapel, Class of 2011, The Homma Family Intern, Main Lobby, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 8-March 11 2011.
Canaletto's Vedute Prints: An Exhibition in Honor of Adolf Weil, Jr., Friends and Owen Robertson Cheatham Galleries, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, August 1-December 6, 2015.
Currier Museum of Art, Manchester, New Hampshire, March 17, 2016-June 30, 2018.
European Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, William B. Jaffe and Evelyn A. Jaffe Hall Galleries, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, August 30, 2008-March 8, 2009.
From Altarpiece to Portrait: Assembling a European Collection, Harrington Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 26, 2019-September 6, 2020.
Ivan Albright Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, April 20, 2009-present.
Ivan Albright Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 19, 2013-February 4, 2014.
Kenwood, Pompeo Batoni and his English Patrons, London, no. 9, 1982.
National Exhibition of Works of Art, Leeds, England, no. 24, 1869.
Richard Wilson and the Transformation of European Art, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, Connecticut, March 6-June 1, 2014.
Special Exhibition of National Portraits, London, no. 419, 1867.
T. Barton Thurber, European Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2008, pp. 68-71, ill. p.69, no. 26.
Martin Postle and Robin Simon, eds., Richard Wilson and the Transformation of European Landscape Painting, New Haven, Connecticut: Yale University Press, 2014, 348 pp., ill. p. 250.
Edgar Peters Bowron, Pompeo Batoni; A Complete Catalogue of his Paintings, New Haven and London: Yale University Press, in association with The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston and The Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art, London, 2016, 2 vols., 728 pp., color ill. no. 192, p. 228 (vol. I).
Marylynn Rouse, John Newton's Diary: 1764 - Newton Enters Fulltime Ministry, An Annotated Transcript of His Previously Unpublished Diary, Kettering, England: The John Newton Project, 2020, ill. p. 9.
Elizabeth Kay, Countess of Guilford [sitter's mother]; by family descent; Sotheby's London, Important British Paintings [L07122], lot 25, June 6, 2007; sold to present collection, 2007.
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