A Prospect of the Park and House at Wanstead, Essex, from the North by Charles Catton

Depicts a prospect of the park and house at Wanstead, Essex as they were in the 18th century.

Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
145 x 234 cm
Art Fund grant:
£5,000 ( Total: £27,875)
Acquired in:
1985
Vendor:
Sotheby's

The house, a Palladian mansion, was built by Richard Child, Viscount Castlemaine and later 1st Earl Tylney. Demolished in the 1820's.

Provenance

John Child, 2nd Earl Tylney; by descent to William Pole Wellesley; Wanstead House sale, George Robins, 20th June 1822, Lot 136, A Bird's-Eye View of the Grounds and country round wanstead by Catton.

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