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Charles Mordaunt, 3rd Earl of Peterborough

1 of 21 portraits of Charles Mordaunt, 3rd Earl of Peterborough

Later Stuart Portraits Catalogue

Charles Mordaunt, 3rd Earl of Peterborough

by Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
1715
29 7/8 in. x 24 7/8 in. (759 mm x 632 mm)
NPG 5867


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Inscriptionback to top

Signed, lower right: GKneller.S.R.Imp:/et Mag.Brit. Baronet/1715.

This portraitback to top

His blue Garter ribbon is just visible. [1]

Footnotesback to top

1) Due to discoloration Stewart (J. D. Stewart, Godfrey Kneller, 1983, no.573) described it as a (green) Thistle ribbon.

Referenceback to top

Simon & Saywell (eds.) 2004
Complete Illustrated Catalogue, NPG, ed. J. Simon & D. Saywell, 2004, p 490.

Stewart 1983
J. D. Stewart, Godfrey Kneller, 1983, no.573.

Provenanceback to top

Theobalds Park sale, Christie’s, 17 March 1933, lot 17; John Morant, his sale, Sotheby’s, 25 April 1956, lot 42; Sir Elred Hitchcock sale, Sotheby’s, 29 June 1960, lot 33; Christie’s, 24 November 1978, lot 101, and 28 February 1986, lot 98, bought Leggatt for NPG.

Exhibitionsback to top

La Batalla de Almansa, Valencia, 2007, no.49.

Reproductionsback to top

G. Bockman (J. Chaloner Smith, British Mezzotinto Portraits, 17).


This extended catalogue entry is from the out-of-print National Portrait Gallery collection catalogue: John Ingamells, National Portrait Gallery: Later Stuart Portraits 1685–1714, National Portrait Gallery, 2009, and is as published then. For the most up-to-date details on individual Collection works, we recommend reading the information provided in the Search the Collection results on this website in parallel with this text.

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