Sir William Blackett 1st Bt (d.1680)

possibly L. Schuneman (fl.c.1666/7-1681?)
National Trust Inventory Number 584377

Category Art / Oil paintings
Date circa 1680
Materials Oil on canvas
Measurements 622 x 737 mm (24 1/2 x 29 in)
Place of origin England
Collection Wallington, Northumberland (Accredited Museum)
On show at Wallington, Northumberland, Yorkshire and North East, National Trust

Summary description

Oil painting on canvas, Sir William Blackett, 1st Bt (d.1680), possibly by L. Schuneman (fl.c.1666/7-1681?). A half-length portraot if a man, turned to the left, gazing at the spectator, his left hand held palm-upwards at his waist, in a full-bottomed wig, wearing a brown embroidered cloak, lace cravat and lace cuffs. The portrait is correctly inscribed on the back of the unlined canvas, 'The first Sir William Blackett'.


Given with the property to the National Trust in 1941 by Sir Charles Philips Trevelyan, 3rd Bt (1870-1958)

Credit line

Wallington, The Trevelyan Collection (National Trust)

Marks and inscriptions

Sr. William Blackett. Brt./created. Bart. Jan.23.1684/Obt. Dec.1705 (top right)

Makers and roles

possibly L. Schuneman (fl.c.1666/7-1681?), artist
previously catalogued as attributed to British (English) School, artist

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Materials Canvas (10115)
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Category Art / Oil paintings (12632)
Collection Wallington, Northumberland (Accredited Museum) (10369)
Periods 17th century (33416)
Maker L. Schuneman (fl.c.1666/7-1681?) (1)
British (English) School (3778)
Subjects Sir William Blackett 1st Bt (d.1680)  (2)
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Object Type Oil painting (14421)

Record Status


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