A Bird's Eye View of Lyme (fragment)

British (English) School
National Trust Inventory Number 500002

Category Paintings
Date circa 1690 - 1700
Materials Oil on canvas
Measurements 851 x 1181 mm (33 1/2 x 46 1/2 in)
Place of origin
Collection Lyme Park, Cheshire (Accredited Museum)
On show at Lyme Park, Cheshire, North West, National Trust

Summary description

Oil painting on canvas, A Bird's Eye View of Lyme, British (English) School, circa 1690-1700. Lyme, the house and surrounding countryside seen before Leoni's 1720 alterations, on a hill behind the house is a triumphal arch and a second monument. From the costume of the figures - especially the high fontanges of the women - c.1690-1700 The foreleg of a horse appears in the left foreground suggesting this is a detail from a much larger picture.

Provenance

Original to the house.

Makers and roles

British (English) School, artist

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