Chubb Collection by John Chubb

Collection of amateur works by John Chubb of Bridgewater, a merchant and later Mayor and a magistrate of the town.

Details

Medium:
Pen & ink & watercolour on paper
Dimensions:
Various from 10 x 10 cm to 33 x 49 cm
Art Fund grant:
£10,000 ( Total: £116,875)
Acquired in:
2004
Vendor:
Chubb family

Includes a series of portraits of local people, from MPs to a butcher, poulterer and innkeeper's servant - normal people who would not have commissioned a professional portrait, and whom Chubb had no need to flatter. The portraits are also an important record of costume, tools, furniture and local scenery of the period. A small number of works in the collection are thought to be by his grandsons.

Artists include

Provenance

Chubb family by descent.

Venue details

Blake Museum Blake Street, BRIDGWATER Somerset TA6 3NB 01278 456127 www.blakemuseum.org

Entry details

Free to all

29 Mar  4 Nov
Tue  Sat, 10am  4pm (last entry 3pm)

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