John Rolle Walter (painting)

Ownership/credit: Purchased from Great Torrington Almshouse, Town Lands and Poors Charities with support from the Heritage Lottery Fund, the Art Fund, the MLA/V&A Purchase Grant Fund, Devon County Council, the Friends of RAMM and the Reynolds Chard Bequest.

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John Rolle Walter served both as MP for Exeter (1754-76) and for Devon (1776-79). The second son of John Rolle of Stevenstone and Isabella Charlotte née Walter, he took the name of Walter on inheritance of his mother’s estates in Oxfordshire. He travelled to Italy on the Grand Tour in 1752-53 and was painted by Batoni in Rome.


John Rolle / Walter Esq.

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