- Extended catalogue entry
Later Stuart Portraits Catalogue
studio of Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
30 in. x 24 1/2 in. (762 mm x 622 mm)
This portraitback to top
The head depends upon the Kneller kit-cat portrait, but NPG 67 appears not to be by Kneller himself.
Referenceback to top
D. Piper, Catalogue of the Seventeenth Century Portraits in the National Portrait Gallery 1625-1714, 1963, p 81.
Provenanceback to top
The 5th Earl of Bessborough; his sale, 2nd day, 11 July 1850, lot 166, bought Barker; G. Barker, from whom purchased 1859.1
1 This, or another, in the Bessborough sale, 3rd day, 7 February 1801, lot 2 (a Head of Congreve by Kneller, bought ‘D o D’, £11.0.6).
Exhibitionsback to top
Royal Dublin Society, Dublin 1861, no.493, and 1872, ‘National Portrait Gallery’ no.145; Liverpool 1958, no.29; Voltaire, musée de l’Ile de France, Château de Sceaux, 1978; Beningbrough 1978–.
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.