Horse with Groom and Hounds by Peter Tillemans

The Norwich brewer and merchant John Patteson (1755-1833) was typical of a number of businessmen who acquired picture collections in the period following the French Revolutionary Wars.

Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
134 x 167 cm
Acquired in:
1992
Vendor:
Sotheby's

He wrote that 'this Picture was left thus unfinish'd by the justly celebrated Peter Tillemans of ANTWERP, it being the last piece that he painted, and he worked upon it the day before his death which hapned in this- House in NORTON the fifth of DECEMBER - MDCCXXXIV'0

Provenance

John Patteson; by descent to Philippa and Charity Patteson; the executors of their estate.

Venue details

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

Entry details

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