Sir William Blackett, 1st Bt (c.1657-d.1705)
British (English) School
Oil painting on canvas (oval), Sir William Blackett, 1st Bt (c.1657-d.1705), British (English) School, late 17th century. Inscribed: later and erroneously, as the third Sir William (ie. the 2nd Bt): Sir Wm: BLACKETT/Obt. Sept. 25 [?].1728. A head-and-shoulders portrait of a man turned slightly to the right, gazing at the spectator, in a long black wig and red coat and white stock. One of a set of four oval oil paintings.
Given with the property to the National Trust in 1941 by Sir Charles Philips Trevelyan, 3rd Bt (1870 – 1958)
Makers and roles
British (English) School, artist