The Card Players: 'Pam, Flush and Loo'

after John Opie, RA (St Agnes 1761 – London 1807)
National Trust Inventory Number 337050

Category Art / Oil paintings
Date 1782 - 1785
Materials Oil on canvas
Measurements 1003 x 1258 mm (39 1/2 x 49 1/2 in)
Place of origin
Collection Trerice, Cornwall (Accredited Museum)
On show at Trerice, Cornwall, South West, National Trust

Summary description

Oil painting on canvas, The Card Players: 'Pam, Flush and Loo', after John Opie RA (St Agnes 1761 – London 1807) The sitters are Opie's first wife, Mary Bunn, to whom his marriage was dissolved by 1796, and her brother and sister. The original painting, exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1785, is at Petworth, NT 486158.


Miss Cordelia Reid; Henry Hirsch, Christie's 12th June 1931, lot 12 (illus.); bought Gooden & Fox for £252; bought by National Trust at Sotheby's, 12th March 1980, lot 142

Makers and roles

after John Opie, RA (St Agnes 1761 – London 1807), artist

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