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Henry Bennet, 1st Earl of Arlington

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Henry Bennet, 1st Earl of Arlington, after Sir Peter Lely, (circa 1665-1670) - NPG 1853 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

Henry Bennet, 1st Earl of Arlington

after Sir Peter Lely
oil on canvas, (circa 1665-1670)
47 3/4 in. x 37 3/4 in. (1213 mm x 959 mm)
Purchased, 1919
Primary Collection
NPG 1853

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Sitterback to top

Artistback to top

  • Sir Peter Lely (1618-1680), Portrait painter. Artist associated with 829 portraits, Sitter in 18 portraits.

This portraitback to top

The black patch on Arlington's nose covers a scar from a wound received in the Civil War.

Linked publicationsback to top

  • Piper, David, Catalogue of Seventeenth Century Portraits in the National Portrait Gallery, 1625-1714, 1963, p. 13
  • Saywell, David; Simon, Jacob, Complete Illustrated Catalogue, 2004, p. 17