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Later Stuart Portraits Catalogue

Richard Temple, 1st Viscount Cobham (1675-1749), Field Marshal and politician; MP for Buckinghamshire

c.1710?
Drawing by Michael Dahl, a head. W. A. Brandt in 1973 (J. D. Stewart, Master Drawings, XI, 1973, no.1, pl.37).

c.1713
Painting by Godfrey Kneller, see NPG 3198.

c.1715?
Painting attributed to Kneller, three-quarter-length in armour, left hand on hip, baton in right hand, coronet to left. Formerly at Stowe (illus. Apollo, XCVII, 1973, p 588, no.13).

c.1740
Painting by J.-B. Van Loo, see NPG 286.

Marble bust by Peter Scheemakers, all’antica. Victoria and Albert Museum (A.1-1942), from the Temple of Friendship at Stowe (I. Roscoe, ‘Peter Scheemakers’, Wal. Soc., LXI, 1999, no.165; D. Bilbey, British Sculpture 1470-2000, a concise catalogue of the collection at the Victoria and Albert Museum, 2002, pp 147-48, no.202).

1747-49
Over life-sized statue all’antica on Cobham’s Column in the gardens at Stowe, destroyed by lightning 1957; replaced 2001.



This extended catalogue entry is from the 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.