Scroll for more. "Descended from the Mathers, a family of famous clergymen in colonial Massachusetts, Mather Brown moved permanently to England in 1781 at the age of twenty. Under the tutelage of Benjamin West, he began painting biblical subjects and scenes from Shakespeare. From the original Picture by Sir Joshua Reynolds, in the Possession of Lord Mansfield. The greater … After Jean Baptiste van Loo Portrait of William Murray, 1st Earl of Mansfield (1705-1793), seated, three-quarter-length, in a green velvet coat, his left hand resting on a … Portrait of Sir William Murray item # 3109 STEP 1: Choose picture size (W X H): STEP 2 (OPTIONAL) Choose frame by clicking a thumbnail. William Murray, 1st Earl of Mansfield (1705-1793), British Judge, not a Fellow of the Royal Society. Half length portrait of William Murray, 1st Earl of Mansfield, wearing judicial robes, long wig, and chain of office. Lord Mansfield. Head and shoulders portrait of William Murray, 1st Earl of Mansfield, in left profile wearing judicial robes with fur hood, mantle, and long wig. Inscribed, ‘Engraved by W.Holl.
This 1787 portrait of William Vans Murray by Mather Brown hangs in the National Gallery of Art in Washington DC. Inscribed ‘WILLIAM EARL of MANSFIELD’ and pencilled ‘1802’ on paper support but struck through.