27 May 1999
English School, 18th Century
Lord Middleton with huntsmen and hounds outside kennels
oil on canvas
39 x 49 in. (99.7 x 125.1 cm.)
The Wolfe Collection.
Purchased from Arthur Ackermann & Son Ltd., London.
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The sitter appears likely to be either Francis, 3rd Baron Middleton, of Wollaton, who succeeded his father in 1758 or his brother Thomas (d.1781), who succeeded as 4th Baron Middleton in 1774 on his brother's death.
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