A Game of Bowls
- Art Funded
- Sotheby's New York
John Singer Sargent painted this atmospheric picture of Ightham Mote from sketches he made during a visit to the house in 1889.
The north wing of the medieval manor, now owned by the National Trust, is seen to the left of the composition, while a group of six people playing bowls is seen to the right.
Painted by John Singer Sargent at Ightham Mote in 1889 and gifted to Elsie Palmer; sold by her husband L.H. Myers to Knoedlers, NYC, 1925; sold by Knoedlers to benefit the Whitney Museum, 1966; where acquired by Parke Bernet; given by Parke Bernet to the