Called John D'Arcy Osborne (really The Hon. John Darcy (1659 - 1688/9 ?)

attributed to Gilbert Soest (Soest c.1605 – London 1681)
National Trust Inventory Number 169401

Category Art / Oil paintings
Date circa 1665 - circa 1675
Materials Oil on canvas
Measurements 1170 x 830 mm
Place of origin
Collection Godolphin, Cornwall
On show at Godolphin, Cornwall, South West, National Trust

Summary description

Oil painting on canvas, Called John D'Arcy Osborne, really The Hon. John Darcy (1659 - 1688/9 ?), or possibly Robert Darcy, 7th Baron Conyers & 3rd Earl of Holdernesse (1681 - 1722), attributed to Gerard Soest (Soest c.1600 – London 1681), circa 1665/75. A full-length portrait in a red coat, white undergarment, & shown as a commander, with a baton in his right hand; plinth with a plumed helmet to the right.


Formerly owned by Mrs Mary Schofield (1917-2008); bought by National Trust in 2007

Credit line

Godolphin, The Schofield Collection (National Trust)

Makers and roles

attributed to Gilbert Soest (Soest c.1605 – London 1681), artist

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Materials Canvas (10106)
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Category Art / Oil paintings (12615)
Collection Godolphin, Cornwall (272)
Periods 17th century (33348)
Maker Gilbert Soest (Soest c.1605 – London 1681) (30)
Subjects John D'Arcy Osborne  (1)
The Hon. John Darcy (1659 - 1688/9)  (1)
Robert Darcy, 3rd Earl of Holderness (1681-1722) (2)
Object Type Oil painting (14400)

Record Status


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