Saving Isaac Oliver’s Lord Herbert of Cherbury

The miniature portrait of Edward Herbert, 1st Baron Herbert Cherbury by Isaac Oliver is one of the most important miniature paintings of the Jacobean age. It had been on display at its historic home, Powis Castle, near Welshpool and has now been purchased for the nation thanks to a funding partnership between the NHMF, Art Fund and the National Trust.

The miniature portrait of Edward Herbert, 1st Baron Herbert of Cherbury by Isaac Oliver
The miniature portrait of Edward Herbert, 1st Baron Herbert of Cherbury by Isaac Oliver
Applicant: 
National Trust
Location: 
Powis Castle, Welshpool, Powys
Region: 
Wales
Grant awarded: 
£1,500,000
Year awarded: 
2016

One of the finest Jacobean portraits is purchased for the nation and will remain at its historic home in Wales

One of the most important miniature paintings of the Jacobean age has been purchased for the nation thanks to a funding partnership between the National Heritage Memorial Fund (NHMF), Art Fund and the National Trust.