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Charles (Cantelowe, Cantlo) Bestland

(1763-1837), Painter

Artist associated with 25 portraits

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James Harris, 1st Earl of Malmesbury, by Charles (Cantelowe, Cantlo) Bestland, after  Sir Thomas Lawrence - NPG 6291

James Harris, 1st Earl of Malmesbury

by Charles (Cantelowe, Cantlo) Bestland, after Sir Thomas Lawrence
oil on copper, 1807, based on a work of circa 1806
NPG 6291

James Harris, by Charles (Cantelowe, Cantlo) Bestland, after  Joseph Highmore - NPG D3231

James Harris

by Charles (Cantelowe, Cantlo) Bestland, after Joseph Highmore
stipple engraving, 1740
NPG D3231

James Harris, by Charles (Cantelowe, Cantlo) Bestland, after  Joseph Highmore - NPG D14156

James Harris

by Charles (Cantelowe, Cantlo) Bestland, after Joseph Highmore
stipple engraving, 1740
NPG D14156

Sir John Trenchard; John William Hippisley Trenchard, by and published by Charles (Cantelowe, Cantlo) Bestland, and by  Joseph Singleton, after  Ozias Humphry - NPG D39286

Sir John Trenchard; John William Hippisley Trenchard

by and published by Charles (Cantelowe, Cantlo) Bestland, and by Joseph Singleton, after Ozias Humphry
stipple engraving; etching and aquatint, published 18 August 1789
NPG D39286

William Julius Mickle, by Charles (Cantelowe, Cantlo) Bestland, after  Ozias Humphry - NPG D7709

William Julius Mickle

by Charles (Cantelowe, Cantlo) Bestland, after Ozias Humphry
stipple engraving, published 1789
NPG D7709

Thomas Pomeroy, by William Holl Sr, after  Charles (Cantelowe, Cantlo) Bestland - NPG D40338

Thomas Pomeroy

by William Holl Sr, after Charles (Cantelowe, Cantlo) Bestland
stipple engraving, early 19th century
NPG D40338

Royal Academicians, by Charles (Cantelowe, Cantlo) Bestland, after  Henry Singleton - NPG D10716

Royal Academicians

by Charles (Cantelowe, Cantlo) Bestland, after Henry Singleton
stipple engraving, published 1802 (1795)
NPG D10716

Key to Royal Academicians, by Charles (Cantelowe, Cantlo) Bestland, after  Henry Singleton - NPG D36021

Key to Royal Academicians

by Charles (Cantelowe, Cantlo) Bestland, after Henry Singleton
stipple engraving, published 1802 (1795)
NPG D36021

Sir John Trenchard, by and published by Charles (Cantelowe, Cantlo) Bestland - NPG D4514

Sir John Trenchard

by and published by Charles (Cantelowe, Cantlo) Bestland
stipple engraving, published 1803
NPG D4514

Sir John Trenchard, by and published by Charles (Cantelowe, Cantlo) Bestland - NPG D4632

Sir John Trenchard

by and published by Charles (Cantelowe, Cantlo) Bestland
stipple engraving, published 1 June 1803
NPG D4632

George Anson, 1st Baron Anson, by and published by Charles (Cantelowe, Cantlo) Bestland, after  Thomas Pingo Jr - NPG D7067

George Anson, 1st Baron Anson

by and published by Charles (Cantelowe, Cantlo) Bestland, after Thomas Pingo Jr
stipple engraving, published 1 June 1803 (circa 1768)
NPG D7067

Richard Owen Cambridge, by and published by Charles (Cantelowe, Cantlo) Bestland, after  Ozias Humphry - NPG D11210

Richard Owen Cambridge

by and published by Charles (Cantelowe, Cantlo) Bestland, after Ozias Humphry
stipple engraving, published 1 June 1803
NPG D11210

Richard Owen Cambridge, by and published by Charles (Cantelowe, Cantlo) Bestland, after  Ozias Humphry - NPG D13890

Richard Owen Cambridge

by and published by Charles (Cantelowe, Cantlo) Bestland, after Ozias Humphry
stipple engraving, published 1 June 1803
NPG D13890

Allen Bathurst, 1st Earl Bathurst, by and published by Charles (Cantelowe, Cantlo) Bestland - NPG D13968

Allen Bathurst, 1st Earl Bathurst

by and published by Charles (Cantelowe, Cantlo) Bestland
stipple engraving, published 1 June 1803
NPG D13968

Thomas Villiers, 1st Earl of Clarendon, by and published by Charles (Cantelowe, Cantlo) Bestland, after  Thomas Hudson - NPG D15142

Thomas Villiers, 1st Earl of Clarendon

by and published by Charles (Cantelowe, Cantlo) Bestland, after Thomas Hudson
stipple engraving, published 1 June 1803
NPG D15142

Hugh Blair, by Charles (Cantelowe, Cantlo) Bestland, published by  T. Cadell & W. Davies, after  William Evans, after  Sir Henry Raeburn - NPG D31806

Hugh Blair

by Charles (Cantelowe, Cantlo) Bestland, published by T. Cadell & W. Davies, after William Evans, after Sir Henry Raeburn
stipple engraving, published 4 December 1809
NPG D31806

Hugh Blair, by Charles (Cantelowe, Cantlo) Bestland, published by  T. Cadell & W. Davies, after  William Evans, after  Sir Henry Raeburn - NPG D31807

Hugh Blair

by Charles (Cantelowe, Cantlo) Bestland, published by T. Cadell & W. Davies, after William Evans, after Sir Henry Raeburn
stipple engraving, published 4 December 1809
NPG D31807

William Schaw Cathcart, 1st Earl Cathcart, by Charles (Cantelowe, Cantlo) Bestland, after  John Wright, after  John Hoppner - NPG D32734

William Schaw Cathcart, 1st Earl Cathcart

by Charles (Cantelowe, Cantlo) Bestland, after John Wright, after John Hoppner
stipple engraving, published 1809
NPG D32734

William Schaw Cathcart, 1st Earl Cathcart, by Charles (Cantelowe, Cantlo) Bestland, after  John Wright, after  John Hoppner - NPG D32735

William Schaw Cathcart, 1st Earl Cathcart

by Charles (Cantelowe, Cantlo) Bestland, after John Wright, after John Hoppner
stipple engraving, published 1809
NPG D32735

Hugh Blair, by Charles (Cantelowe, Cantlo) Bestland, published by  T. Cadell & W. Davies, after  William Evans, after  Sir Henry Raeburn - NPG D15189

Hugh Blair

by Charles (Cantelowe, Cantlo) Bestland, published by T. Cadell & W. Davies, after William Evans, after Sir Henry Raeburn
stipple engraving, published 4 December 1809
NPG D15189

Richard Bingham, by John Young, published by and after  Charles (Cantelowe, Cantlo) Bestland - NPG D31785

Richard Bingham

by John Young, published by and after Charles (Cantelowe, Cantlo) Bestland
mezzotint, published July 1811
NPG D31785

John Hutchins, by J. Collimore, after  Charles (Cantelowe, Cantlo) Bestland - NPG D8641

John Hutchins

by J. Collimore, after Charles (Cantelowe, Cantlo) Bestland
line engraving, published 1813
NPG D8641

Sir Samuel Romilly, by John Kennerley, published by  Zachariah Sweet, after  Charles (Cantelowe, Cantlo) Bestland - NPG D39859

Sir Samuel Romilly

by John Kennerley, published by Zachariah Sweet, after Charles (Cantelowe, Cantlo) Bestland
stipple engraving, published 1822
NPG D39859

Sir Samuel Romilly, by John Kennerley, published by  Charles Sweet, after  Charles (Cantelowe, Cantlo) Bestland - NPG D39858

Sir Samuel Romilly

by John Kennerley, published by Charles Sweet, after Charles (Cantelowe, Cantlo) Bestland
stipple engraving, published 1829
NPG D39858

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William Schaw Cathcart, 1st Earl Cathcart

by Charles (Cantelowe, Cantlo) Bestland, published by T. Cadell & W. Davies, after John Wright, after John Hoppner
stipple engraving, published 22 November 1809
NPG D15242

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Gwenda Yeomans

26 November 2018, 12:26

There are three portraits in Dorset County Museum (and on Arts UK) attributed to "British School C18th". The Museum know nothing more. The portraits are of the Warne family.(James, Stephen White and Ann). James Warne's Day Book (held by DRO) has this entry relating to 30th May 1785 : "Cantlo Bestland was the son of the late Cantlo Bestland of Sturminster Marshall Dorset...He came to Ansty 18th October 1784 and began [my portrait]the same day and finished my wife's the 23rd following,as they were drawn at the request and expense (sic) of my son ...". My doubts about the link arise only from the fact that he talks about Cantlo taking a pencil and "drawing" (rather than saying "painting"). I see that the Hutchins on your site is signed Cantlo not Charles. No doubt you can access these pictures as easily as I. I would love to know whether they can be attributed to Cantlo Bestland.

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