Historical Portraits Picture Archive

Portrait of John, 3rd Lord Poulett of Hinton House 1710c.

Sir Godfrey Kneller Bt. (1646-1723)

Portrait of John, 3rd Lord Poulett of Hinton House, Sir Godfrey Kneller Bt.
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Oil on canvas
18th Century
50 x 40 inches 127 x 101.2 cm
 
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This portrait marks a turning point in Kneller's art, when the painter had refreshed and renewed his art after exposure to Rubens's painting. The deeper more diverse colouring, rapid brushy paintwork and richer feel for light herald a triumphant phase in Kneller's art.
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