These two paintings were a crucial part of the royalist conception for the Picture Gallery at Temple Newsam, forming the great centrepiece of the picture hang and complimenting the royal portraits incorporated as plaster medallions in relief on the ceiling.
King William III & Queen Mary II by Sir Godfrey Kneller, 16481690
© Temple Newsam House
- Oil on canvas
- 224 x 147 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £10,000 ( Total: £82,730; Tax remission)
- Acquired in:
- Earl of Halifax
Collection of the Viscounts Irwin, Temple Newsam House historic collection. On loan to Temple Newsam from 1922.
Free with National Art Pass (standard entry is £5)
3 Nov 2015 – 12 Feb 2016
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