The Beauchamp-Proctor Family and Friends at Langley Park, Norfolk by John Wootton

This work depicts Sir William Beauchamp-Proctor pointing towards Langley Hall, his Palladian mansion together with his wife Jane, Jane's sister and her husband Sir Nevil Hickman.

Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
151 x 200 cm
Art Fund grant:
£25,000 ( Total: £241,710; Tax remission)
Acquired in:
1992
Vendor:
Sir Christopher Beauchamp-Proctor

Wootton's compositions of country seats show a special sensitivity to the landscape gardening ideas of the time. The success of his country house portraits depended on his keen understanding of the relationship of the aristocracy to their estates.

Provenance

Sir William Beauchamp-Proctor; by descent to Sir Christopher Beauchamp-Proctor.

Venue details

Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery Castle Hill, NORWICH Norfolk NR1 3JU 01603 493625 www.museums.norfolk.gov.uk

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