Period Engraving of James Caulfield, 4th Viscount and since 1763 1st Earl of Charlemont
Period Engraving of James Caulfield 4th Viscount and since 1763 1st Earl of Charlemont, (1728-1799), son of James Viscount Charlemont, became commander in chief of the Irish Volunteers in 1780. Equally important, however, as collector of paintings, sculptures, and books of which he sent home a large number already during his Grand Tour 1746-55, and patron of the arts. In 1785 he became first president of the Royal Irish Academy. Large format engraving measuring 27cm by 19cm.