Richard Parminter I Esq of Broadgate (c.1680/5 - 1761)

British (English) School
National Trust Inventory Number 1313494

Category Paintings
Date circa 1715 - circa 1739
Materials Oil on canvas
Measurements 915 x 815 mm
Place of origin
Collection A La Ronde, Devon (Accredited Museum)
On show at A La Ronde, Devon, South West, National Trust

Summary description

Oil painting on canvas, Richard Parminter I Esq of Broadgate (1676-1761), British (English) School, circa 1715-25. An oval painted, half-length portrait of Richard Parminter, Jane and Mary Parminter's paternal grandfather, as a young man. He is viewed from the side, facing right, but looking out at the spectator. He wears a mid-length grey wig and a brown velvet coat with a waistcoat which is unbuttoned across the chest to reveal a white chemise and lace cravat. The sitter is set against a dark-brown background.

Richard Parminter I Of Broadgate/Bideford, married Jane Lavington (1685 - 1761) and had eight children, one of whom was John Parminter whose daughter Jane Parminter, was the builder of A la Ronde. He has christined in Barnstaple on 30th August 1776. He became Recorder of Tiverton in 1748. His eldest son Richard II Parminter was the grandfather of Mary Parminter and John who was the father of Jane Parminter.

Provenance

Purchased from Mrs Tudor Perkins, 1990

Credit line

A la Ronde, The Parminter Collection (National Trust)

Makers and roles

British (English) School, artist

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Record Status

Enhanced

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