Judgement of Paris by Unknown Artist

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

Details

Medium:
Raised work embroidery
Dimensions:
50 x 43 cm
Art Fund grant:
£6,500 ( Total: £16,500; Tax remission)
Acquired in:
2000
Vendor:
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.

Provenance

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

Venue details

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

Entry details

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