MELBOURNE, AU – The National Gallery of Victoria
announced two exciting new acquisitions in the lead up to next year’s
birthday. This is a major gift for the NGV’s Masterpieces for Melbourne
fundraising campaign. The new works, titled Lady Rous née Charlotte
Whittaker, second wife of the sixth Baronet later Earl of Stradbroke and
John Rous, sixth Baronet, later First Earl of Stradbroke in Suffolk
Calvary Uniform were painted in 1796 by English artist Sir William
of the leading portrait painters of the Regency period.