Lady Charlotte Herbert (died after 1751), later Lady Charlotte Morris (m. 1723), then Lady Charlotte Williams

Michael Dahl (Stockholm 1656/9 – London 1743)
National Trust Inventory Number 1180906

Category Paintings
Date circa 1710 - circa 1720
Materials Oil on canvas
Measurements 1257 x 1003 mm (49 1/2 x 39 1/2 in)
Place of origin England
Collection Powis Castle and Garden, Powys
On show at Powis Castle and Garden, Powys, Wales, National Trust

Charlotte Herbert was the third daughter of William, 2nd Marquess of Powis. Her first husband was Edward Morris of Pen-y-bont, who she married in 1723. She later married Edward Williams of Yestyn Colwyn. This portrait was painted by Michael Dahl, a Swedish artist who lived and worked in England for most of his career.

Summary description

Oil painting on canvas, Lady Charlotte Herbert (died after 1751), later Lady Charlotte Morris (m. 1723), then Lady Charlotte Williams by Michael Dahl (Stockholm 1656 – London 1743), circa 1710 -20. A three-quarter-length portrait of the third daughter of William, second Marquess of Powis; she married firstly, in 1723, Edward Morris of Penybont and secondly Edward Williams. She is seated her dog at her side.

Provenance

Accepted by HM Treasury on 21st March, 1963 in lieu of tax and conveyed to National Trust ownership on 29th November 1963

Credit line

Powis Castle, The Powis Collection (National Trust)

Makers and roles

Michael Dahl (Stockholm 1656/9 – London 1743), artist

References

Collins Baker 1912 C. H. Collins Baker, Lely and the Stuart Portrait Painters, 1912, II, p. 179, No. 51
Nisser 1927 Wilhelm Nisser, Michael Dahl and the Contemporary Swedish School of Painting in England, Uppsala 1927, p. 63, No. 71
Steegman 1957 John Steegman, A Survey of Portraits in Welsh Houses Vol.I: North Wales, Cardiff 1957, No. 37
Stewart 1983 J. Douglas Stewart, Sir Godfrey Kneller, Oxford, 1983, p. 50

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