Oil painting on canvas, Cavaliers halting on a Roadway in a Landscape by Jacques d'Arthois (Brussels 1613 – Brussels 1686). Landscape with cavaliers on a road. Group of men to left standing around fallen tree. Cavalier wearing a red jacket reads a letter. A white horse rears up mounted by a cavalier with armour.
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 with the help of the help of the National Heritage Memorial Fund)
Makers and roles
Jacques d'Arthois (Brussels 1613 – Brussels 1686), artist