3 of 12 portraits of Samuel Pepys
- Extended catalogue entry
Later Stuart Portraits Catalogue
probably after John Closterman
18 in. x 17 3/4 in. (457 mm x 451 mm)
This portraitback to top
The unusual size suggests a cut-down canvas. Similar, but with minor differences, to NPG 2100, and the same strictures as to attribution and identity apply.
Referenceback to top
Connoisseur, LXXIV, 1926, p 121, as by Riley.
D. Piper, Catalogue of the Seventeenth Century Portraits in the National Portrait Gallery 1625-1714, 1963, p 271 as by an unknown artist.
Provenanceback to top
W. Duff Murdoch, from whom purchased 1925.
Exhibitionsback to top
Royal Westminster, Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors, 1980, no.96; England of William Penn, Museum of Art Pennsylvania State University, 1982, no.4; Gawthorpe 1987–.
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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