(Frederic) Rudolph Lambart, 10th Earl of Cavan(1865-1946), Army commander
Sitter in 22 portraits
Cavan had retired from the army after seeing service in the Boer War, but was recalled in 1914 and established his reputation as a fighting commander at Ypres. In time he was regarded as the best British corps commander on the Western Front and in 1922 was appointed Chief of the Imperial General Staff.
Become a Member
Enjoy access to special events, discounts on the Gallery online shop, supporters’ updates and much more
Bringing people together by sharing the portraits and stories of the men and women who have shaped our nation.
Sign up to recieve information on exhibitions, collections and activities of the National Portrait Gallery, including special offers, shop products, and exclusive competitions.