- Museum number
- Object: The Right Honourable S:r John Willes
Portrait, three-quarter length, seated directed to left, wearing judge's robes trimmed with fur with broad cuffs, a long wig, bands and chain right hand on the arm of his chair, left hand on a book propped vertically on a table beside him next to an inkstand on some papers, smiling towards the viewer; after Hudson.
- Production date
- 1746 (circa)
Height: 262 millimetres (trimmed?)
Width: 196 millimetres (trimmed?)
- Curator's comments
- See also the almost identical plate by John Faber II (CS 386)
The Lennox-Boyd database lists a later state of this plate, not recorded by Chaloner Smith, in which the darks have been reground.
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- Acquired with the assistance of the National Heritage Memorial Fund, the Friends of the British Museum, the Art Fund, Mrs Charles Wrightsman, the Michael Marks Charitable Trust, and numerous individual donors.
- Prints and Drawings
- Registration number