Charles Montagu led a career as a diplomat, serving in Venice, France and Vienna. His 'elegant manners and polite addresses' made him highly successful. He also held political posts in Britain, and served at court under George I, who made him a Duke in 1719.
Where to see this painting?
National Portrait Gallery, London
St Martin’s Place, London, Greater London, England, WC2H 0HE
If you are planning a visit to see this painting, check with the collection first. Paintings can be moved at short notice.