John Braddyll of Portfield and Whalley by Robert Peake

3/4 length portrait.

Details

Medium:
Oil on panel
Dimensions:
113 x 92 cm
Art Fund grant:
£13,500 ( Total: £67,500)
Acquired in:
2000
Vendor:
Historical Portraits/ Philip Mould

He stands, holding a glove in his right hand with a landscape of fields behind. Background left floats an open book with inscription 'semel et semper'. Background right a couple is seen in a dark forest.

Provenance

By descent through the Braddyll family. Inherited by Neeld family of Grittleton House, Chippenham and Kelston Park, Bath, Capt L W Neeld sale Christie's, 2 May 1958, lot 59, bt Jessup, owned privately since then, Philip Mould of Histprical Portraits

Venue details

Museum of Lancashire Stanley Street, PRESTON Lancashire PR1 4YP 01772 534075 www.lancashire.gov.uk/museums

Entry details

Free to all

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