Charles Sackville, 6th Earl of Dorset

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Charles Sackville, 6th Earl of Dorset, by Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt, circa 1697 - NPG 3204 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

Charles Sackville, 6th Earl of Dorset

by Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
oil on canvas, circa 1697
36 in. x 28 in. (914 mm x 711 mm)
Given by The Art Fund, 1945
Primary Collection
NPG 3204


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  • Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt (1646-1723), Portrait painter. Artist associated with 1667 portraits, Sitter associated with 30 portraits.

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In this portrait he wears the star of the Garter, which he received in 1692. He also holds the white staff of Lord Chamberlain, but he neglected his duties in this post and there was general relief when he stood down.

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  • NPG D19661: Charles Sackville, 6th Earl of Dorset (source portrait)
  • NPG D33104: Charles Sackville, 6th Earl of Dorset (source portrait)

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