Benjamin Arlaud (Swiss, circa 1670-after 1731)
James Butler, 2nd Duke of Ormonde KG KT (16651745), wearing armour, white stock and lace cravat, blue sash of the Order of the Garter, long curled wig.
Watercolour on vellum, gilt-mounted rectangular papier-mâché frame, inscribed on the reverse The Duke of Ormonde/ left by Walter Marquis of/ Ormonde to Charles W.
Oval, 68mm (2 11/16in) high
Provenance: By family descent