Young Mr Cartwright

British Schoolc.1630

Dulwich Picture Gallery

Dulwich Picture Gallery
London, United Kingdom

This portrait may represent William Cartwright as a young man, or possibly one of his brothers. Usually identified with the mention of a portrait of ‘young mr Cartwright Actour’ in William’s inventory, this could be an altogether different painting from the one mentioned in the list.


  • Title: Young Mr Cartwright
  • Date: c.1630
  • Physical Dimensions: w581 x h667 cm
  • Type: Painting
  • Medium: Oil
  • Work Notes: A similar portrait was sold in Vienna, 1928, as by Johnson (see reproduction at London, Witt Library).
  • Work Nationality: British
  • Support: Canvas
  • School: British School
  • Provenance: London, William Cartwright (?inventory no. 169: 'young mr Cartwright Actour'); Cartwright Bequest, 1686.
  • Acquisition Method: Cartwright, William (Bequest, 1686)

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