William Legge, Second Earl of Dartmouth

Samuel Williams Reynolds, English, 1773 - 1835
after Joshua Reynolds, English, 1723 - 1792



Oil on canvas

Overall: 93 3/4 × 56 3/4 in. (238.1 × 144.1 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of William Legge, Fourth Earl of Dartmouth



Place Made: England, United Kingdom, Europe


19th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view

Exhibition History

Tower Room, Baker Library, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 7, 1978- .

Publication History

Catalogue of Portraits, and other works of Art at Dartmouth College, Hanover: Dartmouth College, 1932, p. 25, no. 96; illus. opp. p. 32.

George Hill Evans, Catalogue of Portraits and other works of art in the gallery of Dartmouth College, Hanover: Dartmouth College, 1901, p. 10, no. 1.


Dartmouth College, given by William Legge, 4th Earl of Dartmouth, 1829.

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