Samuel Rock, Steward to Simon, 1st Earl of Harcourt of Nuneham Courtenay, Oxfordshire

British (English) School
National Trust Inventory Number 170430

Category Art / Oil paintings
Date 1700 - 1729
Materials Oil on canvas
Measurements 1220 x 990 mm
Place of origin
Collection Newark Park, Gloucestershire
On show at Newark Park, Gloucestershire, South West, National Trust

Summary description

Oil painting on canvas, Samuel Rock, British (English) School, early 18th century. A three-quarter-length portrait of the solicitor, law agent and steward to Simon, 1st Earl of Harcourt of Nuneham Courtenay, Oxfordshire, Samuel Rock, in grey coat with sword. He married Zenobia Newton in 1725, daughter of James Newton MP,of the Manor House, Clerkenwell and a descendant of Sir Isaac Newton.


Bequeathed by Cyril L N Butler of Dinas Dinlle, Caernarvonshire and transferred to Newark 13.10.1997

Makers and roles

British (English) School, artist

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Maker British (English) School (3779)
Subjects Samuel Rock (1)
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Record Status


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