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William Fairfax, 3rd Viscount Fairfax of Emley; Elizabeth (née Smith), Viscountess Fairfax of Emley (later Lady Goodricke)

1 of 3 portraits on display at Tate Britain, London

William Fairfax, 3rd Viscount Fairfax of Emley; Elizabeth (née Smith), Viscountess Fairfax of Emley (later Lady Goodricke), by Gilbert Soest, circa 1645-1648 - NPG 754 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

William Fairfax, 3rd Viscount Fairfax of Emley; Elizabeth (née Smith), Viscountess Fairfax of Emley (later Lady Goodricke)

by Gilbert Soest
oil on canvas, circa 1645-1648
54 3/4 in. x 68 3/4 in. (1391 mm x 1746 mm)
Purchased, 1886
Primary Collection
NPG 754


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Sittersback to top

Artistback to top

  • Gilbert Soest (circa 1605-1681), Portrait painter. Artist associated with 51 portraits, Sitter in 1 portrait.

Linked publicationsback to top

  • Piper, David, Catalogue of Seventeenth Century Portraits in the National Portrait Gallery, 1625-1714, 1963, p. 123
  • Saywell, David; Simon, Jacob, Complete Illustrated Catalogue, 2004, p. 212