Lord George Stuart, 9th Seigneur of Aubigny

1 portrait of Lord George Stuart, 9th Seigneur of Aubigny

Lord George Stuart, 9th Seigneur of Aubigny, by Sir Anthony Van Dyck, circa 1638 - NPG 5964 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

Lord George Stuart, 9th Seigneur of Aubigny

by Sir Anthony Van Dyck
oil on canvas, circa 1638
86 in. x 52 1/2 in. (2184 mm x 1334 mm)
Purchased with help from the National Heritage Memorial Fund and The Art Fund, 1987
Primary Collection
NPG 5964


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  • Sir Anthony Van Dyck (1599-1641), Painter. Artist associated with 998 portraits, Sitter associated with 29 portraits.

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Stuart's portrayal here suggests nothing of the political situation that was about to overwhelm him and his family. He is shown as a shepherd, standing in an Arcadian landscape. The Latin motto can be translated, 'Love is stronger than I am ', and probably refers to his secret marriage, against the wishes of her parents, to Lady Katherine Howard.

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