Milkmaids in a Welsh Landscape
George Barret the elder RA (Dublin 1732 - Paddington 1784)
Art / Oil paintings
1752 - 1784
Oil on canvas
876 x 927 mm (34 1/2 x 36 1/2 in)
Place of origin
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Croft Castle, Herefordshire (Accredited Museum)
Oil painting on canvas, Milkmaids in a Welsh Landscape, possibly by George Barret the elder (1732-1784). Fitted overmantel, of a Welsh landscape. Introduced by the 2nd Lord Croft and may represent the countryside near Hafod. Cows milkmaids and a horseman under some trees by a road, left; a rtiver, right.
Bought from Appleby Bros. by Lord Croft; loaned to the National Trust by Michael Henry Glendower Page Croft, 2nd Baron (1916-1997) around 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
George Barret the elder RA (Dublin 1732 - Paddington 1784) , artist