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.
Three figures from Naworth Castle, Cumbria by English, c. 1470
© V&A Picture Library
- Oak Dimensions: Height: 109 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £50,000 ( Total: £220,000; Export stopped)
- Acquired in:
- Daniel Katz Ltd
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.