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Bainbrigg Buckeridge

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Bainbrigg Buckeridge, by Michael Dahl, 1696 -NPG 6521 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Later Stuart Portraits Catalogue

Bainbrigg Buckeridge

by Michael Dahl
28 1/4 in. x 23 1/4 in. (716 mm x 590 mm)
NPG 6521

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The only known portrait of Buckeridge who bequeathed to his eldest son ‘my own [picture] by Dahl’. [1]

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1) His Will quoted by R. W. Lightbown, intro. to An Essay towards an English School of Painting [1969], n.p..

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By descent within the Buckeridge family;1 Norman Buckeridge 1929;2 purchased from Historical Portraits 2000.

1 MS label, verso: This excellent Picture of my/Grandfather Bainbrigg Buckeridge/was painted by Dahl - My/Grandfather was the Son of/Nicholas Buckeridge of Northaw/Herts & Sarah his Wife one of/the Coheiresses of Wm. Bainbrigg/by whom the Estate in St Giles’s/London came into the Buckeridge/Family.//My Grandfather was married/ to Mary Geering [Gearing?] in 1711//Miss Catherine Buckeridge/1810.
2 Two 20th-century ink labels verso: painted by Dahl 1711 [sic]/Bainbrigg Buckeridge/married Mary Gearing died 1739/My-great-great-great Grandmother/Died 6 Jan 1732/Adam Buckeridge 1924. and 4/4/29 for/Norman/ Buckeridge.

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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