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Johannes Baro De Churchill, Dux Et Comes De Marlborough

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Netherlands (printed)

  • Date:

    early 18th century (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Gunst, Pieter Stevens van, born 1659 (engraver)
    Werff, Adriaen van der, born 1659 - died 1722 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:


  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case PP, shelf 22, box A

Physical description

Print, three-quarter-length portrait of a man, turned to right and looking to front; the sitter is wearing armour, a cloak and long wig, and is holding a baton in his right hand; in the right background is a cavalry skirmish. Below are three lines of titles, followed by 12 lines of Latin verses, arranged in two columns.

Place of Origin

Netherlands (printed)


early 18th century (printed)


Gunst, Pieter Stevens van, born 1659 (engraver)
Werff, Adriaen van der, born 1659 - died 1722 (artist)

Materials and Techniques


Marks and inscriptions

'Johannes Baro De Churchill, Dux Et Comes De Marlborough, Magnae Britanniae Reginae A Consilis Secretoribus, Ordinis Perisrelidis Eques, Rei Tormentariae Et Copiarum Britannicarum Praefectus Generalis, Sacri Roman Imperii Princeps, &c.
Lettered, and again in Latin below

'Ad: Vander Werf Eques pinxit. P: van Gunst sculpsit. R [?] P [?]: Leen [?] excudit.'


Height: 63.8 cm sheet, Width: 42.6 cm sheet

Descriptive line

Print, three-quarter-length portrait of John Churchill, Duke of Marlborough, engraving by Pieter Stevens van Gunst after Adriaen van der Werff, early 18th century.



Subjects depicted

Baton; General; Cavalry; Soldier; Armour; War; Battle


Portraits; Prints


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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