Portrait of Richard Milles

Oil on canvas | 134.6 x 96.3cm | c. 1759

Pompeo Girolamo Batoni

This is Richard Milles of Nackington, a Member of Parliament for Canterbury from 1761 to 1780, who sat for this portrait when he was in Rome on his Grand Tour. He points to a map inscribed with 'Grisons', the name of a Swiss Canton that he probably v...
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