Probably Sir Edward Blackett, 2nd Bt (1651/2 - 1718)

John Riley (London 1646 – London 1691) and John Closterman (Osnabrück 1660 – London 1711)
National Trust Inventory Number 584402

Category Paintings
Date circa 1670 - 1691
Materials Oil on canvas
Measurements 1245 x 991 mm (49 x 39 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, Probably Sir Edward Blackett, 2nd Bt (1651/2 - 1718) by John Closterman (Osnabrück 1660 – London 1711) and John Riley (London 1646 – London 1691), inscribed 18th century, with name of 'first Sir William', top right: Sr : WILLIAM BLACKETT. Bart.:/Created. Dec.12.1673.?obt May. 16. 1680. A three-quarter-length, portrait, profile to left, gazing at the spectator, in armour, his hand resting with his helmet on a stone plinth.

Provenance

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

Marks and inscriptions

1st. Sir William (later inscription)

Makers and roles

John Riley (London 1646 – London 1691) and John Closterman (Osnabrück 1660 – London 1711) , artist
John Riley (London 1646 – London 1691), artist
John Closterman (Osnabrück 1660 – London 1711), artist

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Collection Wallington, Northumberland (Accredited Museum) (10254)
Periods 17th century (32737)
Maker John Riley (London 1646 – London 1691) and John Closterman (Osnabrück 1660 – London 1711)  (6)
Subjects Sir Edward Blackett, 2nd Bt (1651/2-1718) (1)
Object Type Oil painting (11376)

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