Sir Griffith Williams, 1st Bt (d.1663)

British (English) School
National Trust Inventory Number 1421768

Category Art / Oil paintings
Date 1600 - 1699
Materials Oil on canvas
Measurements 1245 x 990 mm
Place of origin
Collection Penrhyn Castle, Gwynedd (Accredited Museum)
On show at Penrhyn Castle, Gwynedd, Wales, National Trust

Summary description

Oil painting on canvas, Sir Griffith Williams, 1st Bt (d.1663), British (English) School, 17th century. A three-quarter-length portrait of Sir Griffith Williams, created baronet in 1658, standing to left, in classical armour, right hand on plumed helmet, left hand on sword.


thence by descent to Hugh Napier Douglas Pennant, 4th Baron Penrhyn of Llangedai (1894 – 1949), who left Penryhn and its estates to his niece, Lady Janet Marcia Rose Pelham (1923 - 1997), who with her husband John Charles Harper, thereupon assumed the name of Douglas Pennant, and in 1951 made over the castle and part of its contents in lieu of death-duties to HM Treasury (from the estate of Hugh, 4th Baron Penrhyn (1894 – 1949), which transferred them to the National Trust

Credit line

Penrhyn Castle, The Douglas Pennant Collection (National Trust)

Makers and roles

British (English) School, artist

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