A View of Cassiobury Park by John Wootton

This landscape of Cassiobury Park depicts the Earl of Essex with his family in the foreground and Cassiobury House in the background.

Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
71.1 x 127 cm (28 x 50in.)
Art Fund grant:
£29,192 ( Total: £92,380)
Acquired in:
2002
Vendor:
Sotheby's

The painting was on display in Cassiobury House until it was demolished in 1922.

Provenance

Cassiobury Park sale, Knight, Frank and Rutley, London 1922; The Earl of Essex sale, Sotheby's London, 1980; Richard Green, London; private collection, USA; Sotheby's, New York.

Venue details

Watford Museum 194 Lower High Street, WATFORD Hertfordshire WD17 2DT 01923 232297 www.watfordmuseum.org.uk

Entry details

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