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Later Stuart Portraits Catalogue

Charles Howard, 3rd Earl of Carlisle (1669-1738), Statesman

c.1715
Painting by Godfrey Kneller, see NPG 3197.

c.1715-20
Unattributed painting, three-quarter-length in earl’s coronation robes, his coronet in right hand before him, sold from the Hanover collection, Sotheby’s, Schloss Marienburg, 2nd day, 6 October 2005, lot 407 as from the studio of Kneller.

1719
Painting by Godfrey Kneller, three-quarter-length standing to right, in earl’s coronation robes, coronet in left hand, with coat of arms and motto (volo non valeo associated with the Greystock family) upper left, signed and dated. Sotheby’s, Summers Place, 2nd day, 15 September 1999, lot 920, from Cairnbulg (J. D. Stewart, Godfrey Kneller, 1983, no.132).

1727
Painting by William Aikman, three-quarter-length standing in dark coat, left hand on table, right hand holding staff. Earl of Haddington.

1728
Painting by William Aikman, whole-length standing to right in coronation robes, holding earl’s coronet in left hand, a view of the central block of Castle Howard (completed 1706) to the right, inscribed with date. Castle Howard (Lord Hawkesbury, ‘Catalogue of the Portraits, Miniatures, &c, at Castle Howard, Yorkshire, and Naworth Castle, Cumberland’, Transactions of the East Riding Antiquarian Society, XI, 1904, p 39, no.551, illus. pl.XVII).

Four portraits called the 3rd Earl of Carlisle appeared in the Naworth Castle sale, Winter & Sons, Carlisle, 2nd day, 14 May 1947: lot 400 unattributed half-length in robes and wig; lot 401 unattributed three-quarter-length in blue coat; lot 402 by Dahl, half-length in red coat (cf. W. Nisser, Michael Dahl, 1927, cat. p 57, no.32), and lot 452 unattributed, when young, three-quarter-length with silk drapery over his arm.



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.