A half length portrait of Charles Shaw the Yorkshire barrister and M.P. for Reading from 1802-20. Upon his marriage to Helena Lefevre a member of an old Normandy family long settled in Hampshire, he changed his name to Shaw-Lefevre and became a substantial Hampshire landowner. Their son later became an eminent Speaker of the House of Commons and 1st Viscount Eversley. He has a round, smiling face and wears a dark coat with a velvet collar. He leans his arm on a shelf and in the background is a draped brocade curtain.
Charles Shaw Lefevre Esqr.
William Ward after John Jackson Charles Shaw Lefevre Esqr. London, c, 1810 Mezzotint, open letter proof, printed on india paper 355x235mm Slight damage to india paper on left platemark in title area
SKU: 5230 Category: Portraits