A Peasant Family in a Kitchen
Oil painting on panel, A Peasant Family in a Kitchen, Anglo-Dutch School, 17th century. The scene shows a woman hiding her two children in cupboards. An old man sits on top of one of these cupboards with a box. Another figure kneels at the door.
Acquired with Calke Abbey's contents, with the aid of a grant provided by the National Heritage Memorial Fund, thanks to a special allocation of money from the Government and transferred in lieu of tax on the estate of Charles Jenney Harpur-Crewe (1917 - 1981) to the National Trust with the house that was given by Henry Jenney Harpur-Crewe (1921- 1991), in 1984
Calke Abbey, The Harpur Crewe Collection (acquired by the National Trust with the help of the help of the National Heritage Memorial Fund in 1984)
Makers and roles
Anglo-Dutch School, artist