#16 Sir William Morice, 3rd Bt (c.1707-1750).

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Sir William Morice, 3rd Bt (c.1707-1750) 1745, 123 x 99 cm, St. Michael’s Mount, Cornwall.

Sir William also had his portrait painted by another artist than Reynolds when Sir William traveled to Italy in 1729-1730. In Italy Sir William bought art, mainly Canalettos. In 1731 he married Lady Lucy Wharton but they divorced 7 years later. Anna Bury became his wife in 1741. Reynolds paints Sir William wearing a brownish silk tunic and grey cloak with a red velvet hat lined in fur.

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