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Sir Thomas Knatchbull, 3rd Bt

Early Stuart Portraits Catalogue

Sir Thomas Knatchbull, 3rd Bt

after Samuel van Hoogstraten
based on a work of 1667
12 7/8 in. x 9 1/2 in. (327 mm x 241 mm)
NPG 3090(7)

Inscriptionback to top

Inscribed below: AET 65 1667/SvH; inscribed verso in ink: Sr. Norton Knatchbull Knt & Bart.from the Original at Hatch, by Hoogstraten.

This portraitback to top

A late slight copy from a signed portrait by Hoogstraeten belonging to Lord Brabourne at Mersham le Hatch, inscribed: Sr Norton Knatchbull Bar ob 1684, [1] lent to Maidstone Town Hall 1947-2005, [2] and offered at Sotheby’s, 7 June 2006, lot 217.

Footnotesback to top

1) Illus. The Public Catalogue Foundation, Kent, 2004, p 117.
2) See The Public Catalogue Foundation, Kent, 2004, p 113.

Referenceback to top

Simon and Saywell (eds) 2004
Complete Illustrated Catalogue, NPG, ed. J. Simon & D. Saywell, 2004, p 357, as Sir Thomas Knatchbull, 3rd Bt.

Provenanceback to top

Purchased from Messrs Appleby 1940.


This extended catalogue entry is by John Ingamells, one of a limited number of entries drafted in 2010 for the incomplete catalogue, Early Stuart Portraits 1625-1685, and is as written 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.