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.


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

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

Entry details

Free with National Art Pass (standard entry £12.00)

Seasonal opening times. Please visit the Kedleston Hall website for full details.