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)
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