Circa 1820 England
After A Bust by J. Nollekins, 19th Century Mezzotint of The Marquess Wellesley
1 in stock
Height 22 1/2 inches (57 cm)
Width 16 1/2 inches (42 cm)
Depth 1 1/4 inches (3 cm)
Dimensions refer to size of frame.
Mezzotint engraved by John Young, January 1820, from a drawing by George Antoine Kernan.
Richard Colley Wesley, later Wellesley, 1st Marquess Wellesley (20 June 1760 – 26 September 1842), was the eldest son of Garret Wesley, 1st Earl of Mornington. He was brother to Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington, and a British politician and colonial administrator who expanded the British Empire in India and sought reconciliation between Protestants and Catholics in Ireland.