Two Hunters called 'Rufus' and 'Leporello'

John E. Ferneley (Thrussington 1782 – Melton Mowbray 1860)
National Trust Inventory Number 1441521

Category Paintings
Date 1830 (signed and dated)
Materials Oil on canvas
Measurements 1118 x 1600 mm (44 x 63 in)
Place of origin
Collection Clandon Park, Surrey (Accredited Museum)
On show at Clandon Park, Surrey, London and South East, National Trust

Summary description

Oil painting on canvas, Two Hunters called 'Rufus' and 'Leporello' by John E. Ferneley (Thrussington 1782 – Melton Mowbray 1860), signed and dated: J. Ferneley, Melton Mowbray 1830. Two horses in a landscape, beneath a large tree, standing on the left and right and facing centre. Distant horizon with cloudy sky.

Provenance

owned by 3rd Lord Gardner, father of Florence, wife of 4th Earl of Onslow; acquired by the Ministry of Works from Gwendolen Onslow, Countess of Iveagh, in 1956, and transferred to the National Trust by HM Treasury in 1977

Makers and roles

John E. Ferneley (Thrussington 1782 – Melton Mowbray 1860), artist

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