Charles William Stewart Vane, later 3rd Marquess of Londonderry (1778-1854) (after Sir Thomas Lawrence)

attributed to Edmond Brock (London 1882 - London 1952)
National Trust Inventory Number 1220984

Category Art / Oil paintings
Date circa 1924 - 1925
Materials Oil on canvas
Measurements 1245 x 991 mm (49 x 39 in)
Place of origin England
Collection Mount Stewart, County Down (Accredited Museum)
On show at Mount Stewart, County Down, Northern Ireland, National Trust

Summary description

Oil painting on canvas, Charles William Stewart Vane, later 3rd Marquess of Londonderry (1778-1854) (after Sir Thomas Lawrence), attributed to Edmond Brock (London 1882– London 1952), circa 1924/25. A half-length portrait, turned to the right, of Charles William Vane, Baron Stewart, wearing the military uniform of a General Officer of the Hussars. A saber in its scabbard is held over his right shoulder, and his left hand rests on the sash around his waist. He wears the Peninsular ribbon and medal that he was awarded for his military activity as Adjutant-General under Wellesley at the Battle of Talavera in 1809. One of the original versions has been in the National Portrait Gallery, London since 1992 (NPG 6171) and another is on loan to the National Gallery, London from the executors of the late 9th Marquess of Londonderry, 2015.


Presumably painted for the 7th Marquess & Marchioness of Londonderry, for Mount Stewart; thence by descent to their youngest child, Lady Mairi Bury (1921-2009) by whom given to the National Trust in 1976

Credit line

Mount Stewart, The Londonderry Collection (National Trust)

Makers and roles

attributed to Edmond Brock (London 1882 - London 1952), artist
after Sir Thomas Lawrence, PRA (Bristol 1769 – London 1830), artist


Garlick 1989 Kenneth Garlick, Sir Thomas Lawrence. A complete catalogue of the oil paintings, Oxford, 1989
Thomas Lawrence Portraits, National Portrait Gallery, London, 21st October 2010 - 23rd January 2011, p. 53

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Periods 20th century (181393)
Maker Edmond Brock (London 1882 - London 1952) (26)
Sir Thomas Lawrence, PRA (Bristol 1769 – London 1830) (262)
Subjects Charles William Stewart Vane, 3rd Marquess of Londonderry, KG, GCB, GCH, PC (1778-1854) (11)
Object Type Oil painting (14414)

Record Status


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