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.
Horse with Groom and Hounds by Peter Tillemans, 1734
© Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery
- Oil on canvas
- 134 x 167 cm
- Acquired in:
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
John Patteson; by descent to Philippa and Charity Patteson; the executors of their estate.
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