Sir Walter Calverley Blackett, 2nd Bt. (1707 – 1777)

Arthur Pond (London 1701 – Rome 1758)
National Trust Inventory Number 582370

Category Art / Drawings and watercolours
Date 1727 - 1792
Materials Pastel on paper
Measurements 560 x 435 mm
Place of origin Bath
Collection Wallington, Northumberland (Accredited Museum)
On show at Wallington, Northumberland, Yorkshire and North East, National Trust

Summary description

Pastel on paper, Sir Walter Calverley Blackett, 2nd Bt (1707 – 1777) by Arthur Pond (1701-1758). A half-length portrait of a man dressed in a blue-grey coat with pink waistcoat. He is also wearing a white kerchief and a wig. Reattributed by Neil Jeffares.

Provenance

Purchased 2002

Marks and inscriptions

Sir Walter Calverley. Bart. - Elizabeth Ord. Daughter of Sir William Blackett acquired the estates of Wallington and took and used the surname and arms of Blackett by this alliance (plaque attached to the picture)

Makers and roles

Arthur Pond (London 1701 – Rome 1758), artist
William Hoare of Bath, RA (Eye 1707 – Bath 1792), artist

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Place of origin Bath (814)
Materials Paper (129364)
Category Art / Drawings and watercolours (19710)
Collection Wallington, Northumberland (Accredited Museum) (10369)
Periods 18th century (87812)
Maker Arthur Pond (London 1701 – Rome 1758) (52)
William Hoare of Bath, RA (Eye 1707 – Bath 1792) (112)
Subjects Sir Walter Calverley Blackett, 2nd Bt (1707-1777) (4)
Object Type Pastel  (425)

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