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Duke of Richmond and Gordon, Goodwood, Sussex 113 (above). Sir Godfrey Kneller: Sir Charles Cotterell, T. Cottrell-Dormer, c. i68s(? ). Rousham, Oxon 114- Sir Godfrey Kneller: Duchess of Portsmouth, Duke of Richmond and Gordon, Goodwood, Sussex 1684. PORTRAITURE OF KNELLER AND instant SUCCESSORS 141 Marlborough and woman Fitzhardinge'  or 1691, at Blenheim, a so much admirable research of nice women cards; 'Dr Burnet' 1693, at The Charterhouse, similar to in beside the point frills, Jennings' and 'M. de St Evremond' and the 'Matthew previous' 1700 tion is Room at a gallery Richard 'Mrs undated the and grave pleasant and sober, and thoroughly missing Althorp; at within the Combina- Trinity collage, Cambridge. This of whatever with regards to masterpieces judged through any criteria of portraiture, and of a lot produced richer type than will be from any fifteen years of Lely's job. Like Lely. Kneller is most likely most sensible recognized via sure sequence of snap shots. Kneller's Hampton court docket Beauties, courting from 1690 are at complete 1, size and can't evaluate in voluptuousness with Lely's Windsor Beauties: his sequence of Admirals at Greenwich, relationship from the first decade of the eighteenth century (with a few spouse pictures via Dahl) don't achieve an analogous excessive point as Lely's Flagmen, even though an image equivalent to the "Sir Charles bet' of 17 10 has an power and directness of a type Lely by no means completed: yet Kneller's package Cat sequence, which now has fortunately came across domestic a within the one hundred fifteen. Sir five I Godfrey Kneller: iscount De Philip. Earl of Leicester. Lisle. Penshurst position. Kent nationwide Portrait Gallery, not just surpasses any staff of snap shots via Lely in historic curiosity, yet contains a few masterpieces of direct portray and incisive portraiture, that are the legiti- mate ancestors of Hogarth and Gainsborough and masses of the simplest British portraiture within the eighteenth century. The is better of Kneller's later paintings, after 1700, sequence. those yet one of many measurement of focused within the package Cat forty-two photos, all approximately 36 through 28 in. (which has develop into recognized from them because the equipment Cat dimension and has the good thing about exhibiting either head and one hand). have been painted among signify the participants 1702 which has been defined its social point. In and 171 7. and of the package Cat membership. because the Whig celebration in every one of these Kneller took extra hassle with arms and material than and a few of the heads - equivalent to the 'Sir Samuel Garth'  - are one of the so much traditional, really good ter, he ever painted. For number of charac- notwithstanding ordinarily visible in the equalizing 116. Sir Godfrey Kneller: Duchess of Marlborough and woman Fitzhardinge, 1691. Duke ofMarlborough, Blenheim Palace. Oxon 142 1 THE AGE OF KNELLER AND ENGLISH BAROQUE Godfrey Kneller Samuel Garth (Kit Cat 17. Sir Sir 118. Sir London, nationwide Portrait Gallery in Kneller an information of the human brain which one shouldn't have guessed from the many stories of his series), 17 17.