This portrait shows the grandfather of Elizabeth (née Finch), Countess of Mansfield.

This painting hung at Kenwood for approximately 150 years, throughout the Mansfield family's occupation of the house. Heneage Finch was a dedicated royalist and famous for his 'talent of speaking and expression'. Finch served King Charles II as Attorney-General, Lord Keeper from 1973 and was created Baron Finch in 1674 and Earl of Nottingham in 1681.

Provenance

1st Earl of Clarendon; William Murray, 1st Earl of Mansfield by 1761; removed from Kenwood House to Scone Palace, 1922.


Kenwood

Hampstead Lane, London, NW3 7JR
020 8348 1286
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Opening times

Daily, 10am – 4pm

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