William Kent (1685 – 1748)
Painting by William Aikman, Oil on canvas, Government Art Collection. For a brief biography see Chiswick House and Gardens Trust website.
For some interesting history on parties held in the House in the past 300 years visit the Chiswick House and Gardens Trust website.
Information about the Garden’s history can be found at the The House and Gardens Trust website including the following features:
Conservatory and Camellias
Inigo Jones Gateway
Obelisk (by Burlington Gate)
Orange Tree Garden
Trees and shrubs