A View of Edinburgh Castle
Oil painting on canvas, A View of Edinburgh Castle, Anglo-Dutch School, circa 1700. Forms a pair with the View of Holyrood Palace.
Recorded at Dyrham Park since at least 1765, when put up for sale by William III Blathwayt (1719-1787) along with other pictures from Dyrham, fourth day of the sale, lot 7, with its pendant; subsequently returned to Dyrham Park; thence by descent; Indigenous collection purchased by the Ministry of Works in 1956 and given to Dyrham Park in 1961
Dyrham Park, The Blathwayt Collection (acquired by the Ministry of Works via the National Land Fund in 1956, and transferred to the National Trust)
Makers and roles
Anglo-Dutch School, artist previously catalogued as attributed to British (Scottish) School, artist