Oil painting on canvas, Piers Wynne Yorke (1789-1837) as a Boy by Joseph Allen (Birmingham 1770 – Erdington 1839), circa 1795. A half-length portrait of the first-born son of Philip Yorke I by his second wife, Diana Wynne of Dyffryn Aled, facing, holding a bow and a target behind him on the right in which there are three arrows. Formerly on display on the North Landing
In an undated 19th century Erddig inventory as: "Mr Pierce Yorke - - Allen" and thence by descent;given by Philip Yorke III (1905 – 1978) along with the estate, house and contents to the National Trust in 1973
Erddig, The Yorke Collection (National Trust)
Marks and inscriptions
Recto: Paper label stuck to bottom centre of frame, inscribed: PYERS WYNNE OF DYFFRYN ALED (1784-1837)
Makers and roles
Joseph Allen (Birmingham 1770 – Erdington 1839), artist
Erddig 1800-29 Inventory of contents of Erddig, 1800-1829, "Mr. Pierce Yorke - - Allen"