Ceiling Roundel: Putto with Bow and Arrow (after Angelica Kauffman)
Art / Oil paintings
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Attingham Park, Shropshire (Accredited Museum)
Oil painting (circular) on plaster, Ceiling Roundel: Putto with Bow and Arrow (after Angelica Kauffman) by Louis-André Delabrière, circa 1785. A single putto, naked but for a single drape, holds a bow and arrow. Stands on a cloud with blue sky background. Ceiling roundel set in gilt border.
Believed to have been commissioned by Noel Hill (1745-1789), created 1st Baron Berwick in 1784; by descent bequeathed to the National Trust with the estate, house and contents of Attingham by Thomas Henry Noel-Hill, 8th Baron Berwick (1877-1947) on 15th May 1953.
Makers and roles
Louis-André Delabrière, artist after Angelica Kauffman RA (Chur 1741 – Rome 1807), artist