British, 18th – 19th century, male.
Born 4 April 1762; died 18 June 1827.
Painter, lithographer, collector.
Sir John Fleming Leicester, 1st Lord de Tabley, was a great patron and collector of British paintings. He put together an important collection at Tabley House (his country residence in Cheshire) and in his London house in the early part of the 19th century, with the aim of founding a National Gallery of British Art....