Elsewhere in the Dining Room are two priceless masterpieces: left, Rembrandt van Rijn, Portrait of the Artist, and on the right, Johannes Vermeer, The Guitar Player.
Lord Mansfield was the Lord Chief Justice of Britain and authored the decision that slaves who entered Britain were no longer subject to the orders of their former masters. For this and other important judicial rulings, he was made the 1st Earl of Mansfield.
Most of the Old Master paintings in the house are part of the Iveagh Bequest. Lord Iveagh purchased Kenwood to house his substantial collection and bequeathed it to the nation in 1927. Sadly, he passed away before the installation was complete. Below, the Music Room on the left and on the right, Miss Murray by Sir Thomas Lawrence, painted 1824-26.
Below, left, Sir Joshua Reynolds, Mrs. Musters as "Hebe", 1782. Another version of this work can be seen in the staircase of Highclere Castle, sometimes in evidence in scenes from Downton Abbey. Right, Sir Joshua Reynolds, The Brummell Children, 1782