Sir Herbert Croft (c.1652 - 1720)
British (English) School
Art / Oil paintings
1670 - 1700
Oil on canvas
330 x 279 mm (13 x 11 in)
Croft Castle, Herefordshire (Accredited Museum)
Oil painting on canvas (oval), Sir Herbert Croft (c.1652 - 1720). An oval half-length portrait, with grey-blue eyes in grey gown, with buttoned collar and in stiff-curls grey wig. One of a pair (with NT 537587) of oval pictures, in contemporary frame.
From the estate of Sir James Croft, 11th Bt; loaned to The National Trust by Michael Henry Glendower Page Croft, 2nd Baron (1916-1997) circa 1960; accepted by HM Government in Lieu of Inheritance Tax from the estate of Michael Henry Glendower Page Croft and allocated to The National Trust for display at Croft Castle in 2004.
Makers and roles
British (English) School, artist Lemuel Francis Abbott (Leicestershire 1760 - London 1803), artist