The Mid-day Rest

Wouter Vershuur (Amsterdam 1812 - Vorden 1874)
National Trust Inventory Number 13752

Category Paintings
Date 1832 - 1874
Materials Oil on panel
Measurements 279 x 406 mm (11 x 16 in)
Place of origin Holland
Collection Tyntesfield, North Somerset
Not on show

Summary description

Oil painting on panel, The Mid-day Rest by Wouter Vershuur (Amsterdam 1812 - Vorden 1874), signed with artist's name in bottom right hand corner. The picture shows two brown horses in centre with man on a log with a dog beside him, building with arch on left with rear end view of two grey horses in background.

Provenance

Bought by Antony Gibbs (1841 - 1907) from Goupil in 1880, thence by descent; purchased by the National Trust from the estate of the late George Richard Lawley Gibbs, 2nd Baron Wraxall (1928 – 2001) with the assistance of the NHMF, Art Fund and donations from members and supporters in 2002

Credit line

Tyntesfield, The Gibbs Collection (National Trust)

Marks and inscriptions

Verso: On reverse a dealer label Goupil and company in Paris / publishers and dealers in / Foreign pictures engravings / and other works of Art / London - 25 Bedford St. Strand WC.

Makers and roles

Wouter Vershuur (Amsterdam 1812 - Vorden 1874), artist

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Record Status

Enhanced

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