Wild Boar Hunting

William Taylor Longmire (1841 - 1914)
National Trust Inventory Number 478842

Category Art / Oil paintings
Date 1861 - 1914
Materials Oil on canvas
Measurements 44 x 23.5 cm
Place of origin Cumbria
Collection Townend, Cumbria (Accredited Museum)
On show at Troutbeck, Cumbria, North West, National Trust

Summary description

Oil painting on canvas, Wild Boar Hunting by William Taylor Longmire (1841 - 1914), after Mathias Read of around 1710.


Purchased by the National Trust from the wife of the last owner, Mr Oswald Hedley, at the same time the house was accepted by HM Treasury in lieu of estateduty and transferred in 1947

Makers and roles

William Taylor Longmire (1841 - 1914), artist
after Matthias Read (London 1669 - Whitehaven 1747), artist

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Periods 19th century (173944)
20th century (181525)
Maker William Taylor Longmire (1841 - 1914) (14)
Matthias Read (London 1669 - Whitehaven 1747) (2)
Subjects Animals (641)
Object Type Oil painting (14421)

Record Status


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