Wemyss Agrimony

John William Buxton Knight (Sevenoaks 1843 – Dover 1908)
National Trust Inventory Number 1214800

Category Paintings
Date circa 1890
Materials Oil on canvas
Measurements 743 x 1257 mm (29 1/4 x 49 1/4 in)
Place of origin Scotland
Collection Standen, West Sussex (Accredited Museum)
On show at Standen, West Sussex, London and South East, National Trust

Summary description

Oil painting on canvas, Wemyss Agrimony by John William Buxton Knight (Sevenoaks 1843 – Dover 1908), signed bottom left: J. [W.] Buxton Knight, circa 1890. A painting called 'Hemp Agrimony' was exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1890.


Acquired from Mr Arthur Grogan, 1987

Marks and inscriptions

Verso: covered by turned painting & partially by stretcher bar: HEMP AGRIMONY .... KNIGHT; white circular label on stretcher: 50; stretcher in pencil: "50" on long side, "30" on shorter side [indicating stretcher length].

Makers and roles

John William Buxton Knight (Sevenoaks 1843 – Dover 1908), artist

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Collection Standen, West Sussex (Accredited Museum) (5681)
Periods 19th century (162691)
Maker John William Buxton Knight (Sevenoaks 1843 – Dover 1908) (3)
Subjects Wemyss Bay (1)
Object Type Oil painting (16488)

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