The National Trust's Picture Hanging Committee (Bobby Gore, Sir Brinsley Ford, Professor Michael Jaffé, Tom Helme and Roddy Thesiger), Kingston Lacy, Dorset

Alec Cobbe (b.1945)
National Trust Inventory Number 1257195

Category Art / Oil paintings
Date 1985
Materials Acrylic on board
Measurements 298 x 292 mm (11 3/4 x 11 1/2 in)
Place of origin Wimborne Minster
Collection Kingston Lacy Estate, Dorset (Accredited Museum)
On show at Kingston Lacy Estate, Dorset, South West, National Trust

Summary description

Acrylic painting on board, The National Trust's Picture Hanging Committee, Kingston Lacy, 1985: by Alec Cobbe (b.1945), signed on reverse: A. Cobbe. The seated supervisors are Sir Brinsley Ford (1908-1999), Francis St John Corbet Gore, CBE (1921-2010) and Professor Michael Jaffé (1923-1997) with Roddy Thesiger and Tom Helme, judging colour trials for the background of the 'Judgement of Solomon' in the Dining Room. An interlude in the dining room, while a painter mixes colours for the background of the great painting of the 'Judgement of Solomon'. Furniture and chandelier are shrouded in winter case-covers.


Commissioned by the National Trust's Foundation for Art,1985

Makers and roles

Alec Cobbe (b.1945), artist

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Materials Acrylic (104)
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Category Art / Oil paintings (12629)
Collection Kingston Lacy Estate, Dorset (Accredited Museum) (14378)
Periods 20th century (181393)
Maker Alec Cobbe (b.1945) (18)
Subjects Sir Richard Brinsley Ford (1908-1999) (2)
Michael Jaffé (1923-1997) (2)
Tom Helme (2)
Francis St John Corbet 'Bobby' Gore, CBE (1921 - 2010) (3)
Roderic 'Roddy' Miles Doughty Thesiger (1915 - 2005) (1)
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Kingston Lacy (9)
Object Type Acrylic painting (22)

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