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John Cutts, Baron Cutts

3 of 146 portraits by Willem Wissing

John Cutts, Baron Cutts, by Willem Wissing, based on a work of circa 1685 -NPG 515 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Later Stuart Portraits Catalogue

John Cutts, Baron Cutts

studio of Willem Wissing
based on a work of circa 1685
29 1/2 in. x 24 1/2 in. (749 mm x 622 mm)
NPG 515

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A similar portrait is at Chequers, [1] and another was engraved 1797 as from the collection of W. Richardson; a version engraved (reversed) as after Wissing by R. Williams (J. Chaloner Smith, British Mezzotinto Portraits, 17). [2]

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1) Where seen by Scharf in 1868 (Sir George Scharf's Trustees' Sketch Books, 13:29).
2) Lettered: … Cutts. Armiger de Childr:by in Comitatu Cantabridgiae, et de Arksden in Comitatu Essexiae.

Referenceback to top

Piper 1963
D. Piper, Catalogue of the Seventeenth Century Portraits in the National Portrait Gallery 1625-1714, 1963, p 100.

Provenanceback to top

Thomas Ball of Nottingham; his sale, Christie’s, 1 February 1879, lot 34, bought Henry Graves., from whom purchased 1879.

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First Special Exhibition of National Portraits ( ... ending with the reign of James the second), South Kensington, 1867, no.1014, lent Ball.


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.

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