Lord Gerard, probably Charles Gerard, 4th Baron Gerard of Gerard's Bromley (1634/5 - 1667)

British (English) School
National Trust Inventory Number 254670

Category Paintings
Date circa 1650
Materials Oil on canvas
Measurements 762 x 635 mm (30 x 25 in)
Place of origin
Collection Lytes Cary Manor, Somerset (Accredited Museum)
On show at Lytes Cary Manor, Somerset, South West, National Trust

Summary description

Oil painting on canvas, Lord Gerard, probably Charles Gerard, 4th Baron Gerard of Gerard's Bromley (1634/5 - 1667), English School, circa 1650. Portrait in painted oval and the name of the sitter, Lord Gerrard [sic] is inscribed on the upper left. Possibly Dutton Gerard, 3rd Baron (b. 1613) and son of Gilbert Gerard (d. 1622). He is seen, half-length, looking to left, but with the head facing forward wearing a white shirt and pinkish-brown cloak.

Provenance

Bequeathed to the National Trust, along with the house, furniture and other contents collected by Sir Walter Jenner, 2nd Bt (1860 - 1948), in 1949.

Credit line

Lytes Cary Manor, The Jenner Collection (National Trust)

Marks and inscriptions

Upper left: Lord Gerrard

Makers and roles

British (English) School, artist
possibly Gerrit van Honthorst (Utrecht 1590 – Utrecht 1656), artist

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Place of origin
Materials Canvas (10000)
Oil paint (8244)
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Category Paintings (12604)
Collection Lytes Cary Manor, Somerset (Accredited Museum) (855)
Periods 17th century (32740)
Maker British (English) School (3752)
Gerrit van Honthorst (Utrecht 1590 – Utrecht 1656) (42)
Subjects Dutton Gerard 3rd Baron Gerard of Gerard's Bromley (1613-1640) (1)
Charles Gerard, 4th Baron Gerard of Gerard's Bromley (1634/5 - 1667) (1)
Object Type Oil painting (11534)

Record Status

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