Sir Edward Hyde, 1st Earl of Clarendon (1609-1674)

after Sir Peter Lely (Soest 1618 – London 1680)
National Trust Inventory Number 1257076

Category Art / Oil paintings
Date 1670 - 1799
Materials Oil on canvas
Measurements 1219 x 991 mm (48 x 39 in)
Place of origin England
Collection Kingston Lacy Estate, Dorset (Accredited Museum)
On show at Kingston Lacy Estate, Dorset, South West, National Trust

Summary description

Oil painting on canvas, Edward Hyde, 1st Earl of Clarendon, after Sir Peter Lely (Soest 1618 – London 1680), late 17th century, after the original of the 1660s. A three-quarter length portrait, seated, with blonde hair, a moustache and beard, and wearing the robes of the Chancellor of the Exchequer, his bag of office on the left.

Provenance

First recorded around 1815; in 1860 inventory (Rosa Louisa Bankes [1827-1878]); and thence by descent; bequeathed by (Henry John) Ralph Bankes (1902 – 1981) together with the estates of Corfe Castle and Kingston Lacy and its entire contents

Credit line

Kingston Lacy, The Bankes Collection (National Trust)

Marks and inscriptions

EARL OF CLARENDON. / SIR P. LELY. (painted in black on fixed gilt label, centred under image)

Makers and roles

after Sir Peter Lely (Soest 1618 – London 1680), artist

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18th century (86978)
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Subjects Edward Hyde, 1st Earl of Clarendon (1609-1674) (5)
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Record Status

Enhanced

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