'The North-West Passage', A la Ronde

after Sir John Everett Millais RA (Southampton 1829- London 1896)
National Trust Inventory Number 1313532

Category Paintings
Date 1874 (after) - 1990 (date acquired by National Trust)
Materials Oil on canvas
Measurements 590 x 900 mm
Place of origin
Collection A La Ronde, Devon (Accredited Museum)
Not on show

The original painting that this is loosely based on, in a naive rendering, is in Tate Britain, 1874 and was presented by Henry Tate in 1894. The model for the old seaman portrayed in the original painting is Captain Edward John Trelawny.

Summary description

Oil painting on canvas, 'The North-West Passage', A La Ronde, after Sir John Everett Millais (Southampton 1829 - London 1896), late 19th-late 20th century. The original painting that this is loosely based on, in a naive rendering, is in Tate Britain, 1874 and was presented by Henry Tate in 1894. The model for the old seaman portrayed in the original painting is Captain Edward John Trelawny.

Provenance

Purchased by the National Trust with the house and gardens from Mrs Ursula Tudor Perkins with the help of a grant from the NHMF in 1990

Makers and roles

after Sir John Everett Millais RA (Southampton 1829- London 1896), artist

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Place of origin
Materials Canvas (9981)
Oil paint (8234)
Category Paintings (12561)
Collection A La Ronde, Devon (Accredited Museum) (3863)
Periods 19th century (164975)
20th century (172865)
Maker Sir John Everett Millais RA (Southampton 1829- London 1896) (114)
Subjects Captain Edward John Trelawny (1792-1881) (1)
Object Type Oil painting (10789)

Record Status

Enhanced

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