Three figures from Naworth Castle, Cumbria by Unknown Artist

The three figures represent 1) a knight or soldier in armour, 2) a youthful nobleman with coronet and mail tunic and 3) a third figure wearing a short waisted tunic and codpiece.

Details

Medium:
Oak
Dimensions:
Height: 109 cm
Art Fund grant:
£50,000 ( Total: £220,000; Export stopped)
Acquired in:
2001
Vendor:
Daniel Katz Ltd

Provenance

First recorded at Naworth Castle, seat of the Dacre family, in 1772 set on the screen, probably designed by Vanbrugh, in the Great Hall; rescued from fire in 1844 when the screen was destroyed; Sotheby's, 1999.

Venue details

V&A (Victoria and Albert Museum) Cromwell Road, London London SW7 2RL 020 7942 2000 www.vam.ac.uk

Entry details

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