Henry Herbert, 4th Baron Herbert of Chirbury (1640-1691)

Gilbert Soest (Soest c.1605 – London 1681)
National Trust Inventory Number 1180938

Category Paintings
Date circa 1660 - 1680
Materials Oil on canvas
Measurements 743 x 629 mm (29 1/4 x 24 3/4 in)
Place of origin
Collection Powis Castle and Garden, Powys
On show at Powis Castle and Garden, Powys, Wales, National Trust

Summary description

Oil painting on canvas, Henry Herbert, 4th Baron Herbert of Chirbury (1640-1691) by Gilbert Soest (Soest c.1605 – London 1681), circa 1660-80. A half-length portrait of the brother of Edward, 3rd Lord Herbert of Chirbury and participant in the Royalist rebellion of 1659, in armour.

Provenance

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

Makers and roles

Gilbert Soest (Soest c.1605 – London 1681)

References

Steegman 1957 John Steegman, A Survey of Portraits in Welsh Houses Vol.I: North Wales, Cardiff 1957, no. 17

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