John Robartes, 4th Earl of Radnor (1686-1757)

British (English) School
National Trust Inventory Number 884944

Category Paintings
Date circa 1741
Materials Oil on canvas
Measurements 762 x 635 mm (30 x 25 in)
Place of origin
Collection Lanhydrock, Cornwall (Accredited Museum)
On show at Lanhydrock, Cornwall, South West, National Trust

Summary description

Oil painting on canvas, John Robartes, 4th Earl of Radnor (1686-1757), English school, mid 18th century. A half-length portrait of the last Earl of Radnor looking slightly to the right, head facing and wearing coronation robes.

Provenance

by inheritance and descent, until given by Gerald, 7th Viscount Clifden (1883 - 1966), with the transfer of the house to the National Trust in 1953

Credit line

Lanhydrock, The Robartes Collection (National Trust)

Marks and inscriptions

(on label) JOHN, 4th Earl of Radnor

Makers and roles

British (English) School, artist
previously catalogued as circle of Thomas Hudson (Devonshire 1701 – Twickenham 1779), artist

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Record Status

Enhanced

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