On display as part of the stunning collection held at Beningbrough Hall is the above portrait. The oil on canvas depicts Nathaniel Hone opening his portfolio and is a self portrait dating to circa 1760. Hone was a Dublin born portrait painter, miniaturist and engraver. Following his move to England, he married wealthy Mary Earle in York Minster in 1742. The couple subsequently moved to London where Hone established himself painting portraits and narrative scenes.