William Cavendish, 2nd Duke of Devonshire (Biographical details)

William Cavendish, 2nd Duke of Devonshire (collector; British; Male; 1672 - 1729)

Also known as

Cavendish, William; Devonshire

Biography

Founder of the collection of drawings at Chatsworth. Considerable material collected by William Cavendish, 2nd Duke was included in the collection sold at Christies on 18-23, 25, and 26-30 March, 1844 by William George Spencer Cavendish, 6th Duke of Devonshire.

Bibliography

Lugt.
Archibald and Blunt 1986, pxxxi.