Pair of sofas by John Linnell

Two of the four sofas designed for the drawing room at Kedleston Hall Derbyshire for Nathaniel Curzon, 1st Lord Scarsdale.

Details

Medium:
Gilt pine wood, upholstered in blue damask
Dimensions:
122 x 342 x 110 cm
Art Fund grant:
£250,000 ( Total: £250,000)
Acquired in:
1989

At either end a triton and sea nymph entwine their tails with a dolphin, in the centre of the back a medallion has a profile head of Juno. The upholstery of blue damask is a modern copy of the original.

Venue details

Kedleston Hall near Quarndon, DERBY Derbyshire DE22 5JH 01332 842 191 www.nationaltrust.org.uk/kedleston-hall

Entry details

Free with National Art Pass (standard entry £12.00)

Please visit the Kedleston Hall website for full seasonal opening times

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