Portrait of Captain, Robert Fenwick and his wife Isabella Orde and her sister Ann by Thomas Bardwell

Representing the marriage of Robert Fenwick and Isabella Orde in 1746, members of the two major Newcastle families.

Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
142 x 120 cm
Art Fund grant:
£11,925 ( Total: £57,638)
Acquired in:
1997
Vendor:
Sotheby's

The castle in the background is Norham Castle owned by William Orde, and given as the bride's dowry.

Provenance

By descent from the sitter, Robert Fenwick.

Venue details

Laing Art Gallery New Bridge Street, NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE Tyne and Wear NE1 8AG 0191 232 7734 www.twmuseums.org.uk/laing

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