Art UK has updated its cookies policy. By using this website you are agreeing to the use of cookies. To find out more read our updated Use of Cookies policy and our updated Privacy policy.

Close
John Arthur Douglas Bloomfield, 2nd Baron Bloomfield

Photo credit: National Portrait Gallery, London

How you can use this image

 

This image is available to be shared and re-used under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives licence (CC BY-NC-ND).

You can reproduce this image for non-commercial purposes and you are not able to change or modify it in any way.

Wherever you reproduce the image you must attribute the original creators (acknowledge the original artist(s) and the person/organisation that took the photograph of the work) and any other rights holders.

Review our guidance pages which explain how you can reuse images, how to credit an image and how to find more images in the public domain or with a Creative Commons licence available.

Download

Buy a print or image licence

If you like this artwork you can support the collection by purchasing a reproduction as a framed OR unframed art print. We offer a selection of professionally made frames that will make your purchase look great in your home, office or other preferred setting.

Need a digital version for your site or publication? You can purchase a digital licence from Art UK and download an electronic copy of this reproduction.

Notes

Add or edit a note on this artwork that only you can see. You can find notes again by going to the ‘Notes’ section of your account.

At the young age of sixteen, Bloomfield was appointed as an attaché to Vienna; throughout his life he remained in the diplomatic service. He served as an attaché at Lisbon, Secretary of Legation at Stuttgart, and Secretary of the Embassy at St Petersburg. In 1844, he was promoted to Envoy at St Petersburg and served in the same capacity at Berlin from 1851 before reaching his highest post as Ambassador to Vienna in 1860.
In 1846, he had inherited his father's barony in the Irish Peerage; he was again created Baron Bloomfield on his retirement in 1871, this time in the Peerage of the United Kingdom, enabling him to take up a seat in the House of Lords.

National Portrait Gallery, London

London


Date

1819

Medium

oil on canvas

Measurements

H 75.6 x W 63.8 cm

Accession number

1408

Acquisition method

Bequeathed by Georgiana Bloomfield, 1905

Work type

Painting


Tags

You can help us tag artworks on Tagger. The tags above come from the public, and also from an image recognition project run by the Visual Geometry Group, University of Oxford.

National Portrait Gallery, London

St Martin’s Place, London, Greater London WC2H 0HE England

This venue is open to the public. Not all artworks are on display. If you want to see a particular artwork, please contact the venue.
View venue