Charles Spencer, 3rd Earl of Sunderland(1674-1722), Statesman and bibliophile
Sitter in 5 portraits
- Lady Diana Beauclerk (née Spencer) (granddaughter)
- Diana Russell (née Spencer), Duchess of Bedford (daughter)
- Charles Spencer, 3rd Duke of Marlborough (son)
- George Spencer, 4th Duke of Marlborough (grandson)
- Elizabeth Herbert (née Spencer), Countess of Pembroke (granddaughter)
- John Spencer, 1st Earl Spencer (grandson)
- Lord Charles Spencer (grandson)
- Lord Robert Spencer (grandson)
- Henry Spencer, 1st Earl of Sunderland (grandfather)
- Dorothy Spencer (née Sidney), Countess of Sunderland (grandmother)
- Anne Spencer (née Churchill), Countess of Sunderland (wife)
Develop your art skills
Discover our BP Next Generation short films made by artists. Follow step by step guides in drawing and painting techniques.
Hold Still photography workshop
Reflect on your own experiences of lockdown through this easy-to-do from home, photographic exercise.
Draw Like a Renaissance Master
Revisit The Encounter exhibition and learn about Renaissance and Baroque drawing methods and materials.