View of Monmouth and Troy House by Hendrick Danckerts

Painting of Monmouth and Troy House.

Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
132 x 183 cm
Art Fund grant:
£10,000 ( Total: £45,000)
Acquired in:
1993
Vendor:
Lane Fine Art

Henry Somerset, 3rd Marquess of Worcester, employed Hendrik Danckerts to paint this view of the Monmouth estates, the only surviving oil by the artist of a Welsh subject.The painting depicts three buildings subsequently altered by the Somersets: Troy House; Monmouth Castle and St Mary's parish church.

Provenance

The Duke of Beaufort, 1988; Lane Fine Art.

Venue details

Nelson Museum and Local History Centre Market Hall, Priory Street, MONMOUTH Monmouthshire NP25 3XA 01600 710630 www.monmouthshire.gov.uk/

Entry details

Free entry to all

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