A Young Girl with a Lamb
Cornelius Johnson (London 1593 - Utrecht 1661)
Oil painting on canvas, A Young Girl with a Lamb by Cornelius Johnson (London 1593 - Utrecht 1661). A full-length portrait of a young girl, facing, seated in a landscape with rose bushes, with drape to left, wearing a decolleté gold dress with blue cloak. She is gesturing with her left hand to a seated lamb to her right.
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
Cornelius Johnson (London 1593 - Utrecht 1661), artist previously catalogued as attributed to Sir Peter Lely (Soest 1618 – London 1680), artist