Landscape with Arched Gateway by Adam Pynacker

Imaginary landscape depicting an arch with a large broken tree trunk and mountains in the background.

Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
99 x 129.5 cm
Art Fund grant:
£83,000 ( Total: £317,107; Tax remission)
Acquired in:
2002
Vendor:
Estate of the late Lady Janet Douglas-Pennant

This work originally hung in the small dining room (now known as the Breakfast Room) at Penrhyn Castle. It is evidence of the 1st Lord Penrhyn's fondness for Dutch landscape paintings. Joint acquisition for Penrhyn Castle and the National Museum Wales.

Provenance

Benjamin West; Private collection in Bolton, 1820; M. Six van Hillegom, Amsterdam 1835; Hendrik Six, Amsterdam,1861; Col. Edward Douglas-Pennant, Lord Penrhyn, Penrhyn Castle, 1865; then by descent.

Venue details

National Museum Cardiff Cathays Park, CARDIFF Cardiff CF10 3NP 029 2039 7951 museum.wales/

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