- Extended Catalogue Entry
by Richard van Bleeck
oil on canvas, circa 1710
49 in. x 39 1/2 in. (1245 mm x 1003 mm)
Given by Barnard's Inn, 1884
Artistback to top
- Richard van Bleeck (1670-after 1747), Artist. Artist associated with 17 portraits, Sitter in 1 portrait.
Linked publicationsback to top
- Ingamells, John, Later Stuart Portraits 1685-1714, 2009, p. 219
- Saywell, David; Simon, Jacob, Complete Illustrated Catalogue, 2004, p. 491
Events of 1710back to top
Current affairsClergyman Henry Sacheverell is impeached on account of his sermons in which he attacks the Whig government and the revolution settlement of 1688-9. The trial caused rioting, and revived Jacobites sentiments and resentment against the government.
Robert Harley, Earl of Oxford, returns to Parliament as Chancellor of the Exchequer.