Herdsman sleeping amidst his Sheep, Goats and Cattle

Philipp Peter Roos, called Rosa da Tivoli (St Goar 1657 – Rome 1706)
National Trust Inventory Number 1145084

Category Paintings
Date Unknown
Materials Oil on canvas
Measurements 1892 x 2870 mm (74 1/2 x 113 in)
Place of origin
Collection Brownsea Island, Dorset
On show at Brownsea Island, Dorset, South West, National Trust

Summary description

Oil painting on canvas, Herdsman sleeping amidst his Sheep, Goats and Cattle, manner of Philipp Peter Roos (St Goar 1657 – Rome 1706), called Rosa da Tivoli. A man and dog to the right.

Provenance

Installed by Captain Kenneth Robert Balfour in 1897/8 as a fixture in the Dining Room of the Castle on the Island, which was accepted by HM Treasury in lieu of death duties and transferred to the National Trust after an endowment had been raised, 1962

Makers and roles

Philipp Peter Roos, called Rosa da Tivoli (St Goar 1657 – Rome 1706), artist
previously catalogued as studio of Giovanni Benedetto Castiglione (Genoa 1609 - Mantua 1664) , artist

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Place of origin
Materials Canvas (10022)
Oil paint (8280)
Wood (126363)
Category Paintings (12625)
Collection Brownsea Island, Dorset (116)
Periods
Maker Philipp Peter Roos, called Rosa da Tivoli (St Goar 1657 – Rome 1706) (8)
Giovanni Benedetto Castiglione (Genoa 1609 - Mantua 1664)  (5)
Subjects
Object Type Oil painting (11825)

Record Status

Enhanced

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