Judgement of Paris by Unknown Artist

Outdoors with castle in the top left-hand corner and an oak tree to the right.


Raised work embroidery
50 x 43 cm
Art Fund grant:
£6,500 ( Total: £16,500; Tax remission)
Acquired in:
John Harding-Rolls

Figures in foreground - 3 female and 2 male. Angel flies above the scene. Animals throughout the picture including sheep, a dog, a rabbit, chicken and other birds.


Part of collection of antiquarian items belonging to Rolls family of Hendre, Monmouth. Was loaned to the museum (then Welsh Folk Museum) in 1949, displayed for a number of years in St Fagan's Castle on museum site; current owner is Mr J Harding-Roll

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St Fagans National Museum of History St Fagans, Cardiff CF5 6XB 029 2057 3500 museum.wales/stfagans/

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