Philip Yorke III (1905 - 1978), with his Dog 'Trixie'
Jacqueline D. Geldart (b.1942)
Oil painting on canvas. Painting of Philip Yorke III (1905 - 1978), with his Dog 'Trixie' by Jacqueline D. Geldart (b.1942), signed bottom right: J. D. Geldart./Feb. 77 . A bust-length portrait, slightly to right, with a border collie dog, in suit with a tie with broad blue, gold and red stripe. ' Trixie' had died at the time of the portrait and was painted from sketches and a photograph.
Commissioned in 1977; given by Phillip Yorke III (1905-1978) along with the estate, house and contents to the National Trust.
Marks and inscriptions
Signed and dated bottom right: J.D. Geldart. / Feb.77
Makers and roles
Jacqueline D. Geldart (b.1942), artist
Erddig, Clwyd: 1995 [The National Trust] 1995, p.46 "DINING ROOM PICTURES JACQUELINE GELDART Philip Yorke III (1905-1978) Signed and dated 1977 Tour operator, actor-manager and last squire of Erddig. He did much to preserve the decalying house, finally giving it to the National Trust in 1973."