Prospect of Littlecote House, in the County of Wiltshire, from the South by Unknown Artist

An Elizabethan mansion built circa 1589 for Sir John Popham.

Details

Medium:
Oil on panel
Dimensions:
114 x 227 cm
Art Fund grant:
£25,000 ( Total: £240,000)
Acquired in:
1988
Vendor:
Colnaghi

It is a record of all the animals and events that occupied the estate: sheep, deer, horses, cows, hunting, fishing etc. Lady Popham is leaving in a coach and horses.

Provenance

P & D Colnaghi.

Venue details

Royal Armouries Museum Armouries Drive, LEEDS West Yorkshire LS10 1LT 0113 220 1999 www.royalarmouries.org

Entry details

Free to all

Mon – Sun, 10am – 5pm

Closed 24 – 26 Dec

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