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Thomas Coke, 1st Earl of Leicester (1752–1842), Agriculturalist

Photo credit: Government Art Collection

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Renowned agriculturist and MP Thomas Coke, 1st Earl of Leicester is shown seated at a desk, a quill in one hand and a plan for a water meadow in the other. The room in which he sits is possibly one corner of the Manuscripts Library at Holkham Hall, located on Coke's family estate in Norfolk.

Government Art Collection





oil on canvas


H 108 x W 91 cm

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Acquisition method

gift from the Misses Clarkson, 1957

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Government Art Collection

Queen's Yard, 179A Tottenham Court Road, London, Greater London W1T 7PA England

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