A Man playing a Flute
Oil painting on canvas, A Man playing a Flute, Dutch School, previously catalogued as style of François Valentin (Guingamp 1738 - Quimper 1805), mid 17th century. A half-length figure of a young man turned to the left, playing a flute, wearing dark clothing with white ruffled cuffs and a white plume in his hat.
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
Dutch School, artist previously catalogued as style of François Valentin (Guingamp 1738 - Quimper 1805) , photographer