Dobson - Inigo Jones J920290
CHISWICK HOUSE, London. "Inigo Jones" (1573-1652), British architect, by William Dobson (1611-46).
Dupont - William Pitt K041000
WALMER CASTLE, Kent. Portrait of William Pitt by Gainsborough DUPONT (1754-97).
Hals - Pieter van den Broecke J870218
KENWOOD HOUSE, THE IVEAGH BEQUEST, London. " Pieter van den Broecke " c1633 by HALS Frans (1581/5-1666). Canvas 28"x24" (71.2cm x 61cm).
Hogarth - Sir Robert Pye J920093
MARBLE HILL HOUSE, Twickenham, Richmond, Middlesex. "Sir Robert Pye" 1731 by William HOGARTH (1697-1764).
Hayman - John Conyers J920087
MARBLE HILL HOUSE, Twickenham, Richmond, Middlesex. "Portrait of John Conyers" c.1747 by Francis HAYMAN (1708-1776).
Portrait of man N070520
APSLEY HOUSE, London. "Portrait of man" 17th-18th century copy from an Italian School. WM 1551-1948. Frame inscribed "Par Gaspard Becerra". Becerra (c.1520-70) was a spaniard who studied in Rome, but the style of this is wrong.
An unknown man N070516
APSLEY HOUSE, London. "An unknown man" mid-1650s possibly by or after Bartolome Esteban MURILLO (1617-82). WM 1546-1948.
Simpson - Arthur Wellesley, First Duke of Wellington N070529
APSLEY HOUSE, London. "Arthur Wellesley, First Duke of Wellington" c.1835 by John SIMPSON (1782-1847). WM 1561-1948.
Francisco Gomez de Quevedo Y Villegas N070518
APSLEY HOUSE, London. "Francisco Gomez de Quevedo Y Villegas" c.1630s Studio copy after a lost Velazquez. WM 1548-1948.
Rembrandt - Self Portrait J910070
KENWOOD HOUSE, THE IVEAGH BEQUEST, London. " Self-Portrait " c.1665 by REMBRANDT, Van Rijn (1606-1669).
Beechey - Lt. General Sir Thomas Picton N070463
APSLEY HOUSE, London. "Lt. General Sir Thomas Picton" c.1815 (1758-1815) by Sir William BEECHEY (1753-1839). WM 1485-1948.
Pieneman - General Sir James Shaw Kennedy N070510
APSLEY HOUSE, London. General Sir James Shaw Kennedy (1788-1865) sketched by Jan Willem PIENEMAN in 1821 (WM 1540-1948). In 1815 at the Battle of Waterloo, Captain Kennedy served on the staff of Alten's 3rd Division, which withstood several French cavalry charges. During the battle he was struck in the side and out of action for a period, one of his horses was killed and another was wounded under him. He was later noted as a historian of the battle.
Pieneman - General Rowland Hill N070457
APSLEY HOUSE, London. General Rowland Hill (1772-1842), sketched by Jan Willem PIENEMAN in 1821 (WM 1479-1948). A Peninsular veteran and accomplished commander in his own right, at the Battle of Waterloo in 1815, Hill commanded the II Corps. He led the charge of Sir Frederick Adam's brigade against the Imperial Guard towards the end of the battle. For some time it was thought that he had fallen in the melee but he escaped unwounded. He was made Viscount Hill of Almaraz in 1842.
Pieneman - Lieutenant-Colonel William Thornhill N070460
APSLEY HOUSE, London. Lieutenant-Colonel William Thornhill sketched by Jan Willem PIENEMAN in 1821 (WM 1482-1948). In 1815 at the Battle of Waterloo, Major Thornhill was Aide-de-Camp to General Paget.
Dawe - General da Alava N070455
APSLEY HOUSE, London. "General Miguel Ricardo da Alava" (1771-1843) 1818 by George DAWE (1781-1829). WM 1477-1948. A veteran of the Spanish contingent at Trafalgar, Alava joined the uprising against the French in 1808. In 1810 he was sent as Spanish liaison with the British in Portugal, where he became friendly with the Duke of Wellington. In 1815, as Spanish ambassador to the Hague, he was able to take up an appointment on Wellington's field staff as the Spanish Commissionary for the allies at the Battle of Waterloo.
Healy - Marshal Nicolas Jean de Dieu Soult N070523
APSLEY HOUSE, London. "Marshal Nicolas Jean de Dieu Soult Duc de Dalmatie" 1840 by George Peter Alexander HEALY (1808-94). WM 1555-1948. Nicolas Soult (1769-1851) joined the French army before the Revolutionary Wars and fought with distinction through a series of campaigns. He was promoted Marshal by Napoleon in 1804 and took part in the Battles of Ulm, Austerlitz and Jena. Soult was a prominent commander in the Peninsular War between 1808 and 1812 and at the Battle of Toulouse. From 1814 his political allegiance followed the winds, serving Louis XVIII, Napoleon again (during the Hundred Days), Louis again (after a short exile), Louis Philippe and then the Republic. At the time of this portrait in 1840 he was Prime Minister of France.
Rembrandt - Self Portrait (detail) N910003
KENWOOD HOUSE, THE IVEAGH BEQUEST, London. " Self Portrait " (detail) c.1665 by REMBRANDT, Van Rijn (1606-1669).
Pieneman - Field Marshal Lord James Somerset N070464
APSLEY HOUSE, London. Field Marshal Lord Fitzroy James Henry Somerset (1788-1855), later 1st Baron Raglan by Jan Willem PIENEMAN in 1821 (WM 1486-1948). In 1815 at the Battle of Waterloo he served as Wellington's Military Secretary. He was wounded in the right arm and had to undergo amputation so learned to write with his left hand. He later commanded British forces in the Crimean War.
Lawrence - Thomas Graham, Lord Lynedoch N070451
APSLEY HOUSE, London. "Thomas Graham, Lord Lynedoch" commissioned in 1817 from Sir Thomas LAWRENCE (1769-1830). General Graham (1748-1843) served with distinction in the Revolutionary Wars, capturing Malta from the French in 1800. In the Peninsular Wars he served as aide de camp to Sir John Moore in the Corunna campaign (1808), then with distiction at the siege of Cadiz (1811) where he was the victor of the Battle of Barrosa. He later joined Wellington and commanded the allied left wing throughout the campaign of 1813. Lyndoch, the Barossa Valley and the Barossa Ranges of South Australia were all named in his honour. WM 1473-1948.
Portrait of 4th Earl of Chesterfield J900159
RANGERS HOUSE, London. "Portrait of 4th Earl of Chesterfield" after Gainsborough.