Diana Langton, Lady Montgomery-Massingberd (1872 -1963)

Richard Ziegler (b.1891)
National Trust Inventory Number 637628

Category Paintings
Date 1943 (signed and dated)
Materials Oi on canvas
Measurements
Place of origin
Collection Gunby Hall Estate, Lincolnshire
On show at Gunby Hall Estate, Lincolnshire, Midlands, National Trust

Summary description

Oil painting on canvas, Diana Langton,Lady Montgomery-Massingberd (1872 -1963) by Richard Ziegler (b.1891), signed and dated, bottom left: RZ 1943. A three-quarter-length portrait, seated in a red dress,a violin on her lap. In 1896 she married Archibald Montgomery (later Field Marshal Sir Archibald Montgomery) assuming in 1926 the additional surname of Massingberd when she inherited Gunby. In 1944 she was one of the Trustees of the Gunby Estate who presented the house to the National Trust. She was the second daughter of Emily Massingberd and Edmund Langton. On her death in 1963 the Gunby Estate passed to the issue of her elder sister who married General Montgomery.

Provenance

Presented by Sir Archibald and Lady Montgomery-Massingberd to the National Trust in 1944 as part of the Gunby Hall collection

Makers and roles

Richard Ziegler (b.1891), artist

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Place of origin
Materials Canvas (10031)
Wood (126441)
Category Paintings (12631)
Collection Gunby Hall Estate, Lincolnshire (4137)
Periods 20th century (174675)
Maker Richard Ziegler (b.1891) (2)
Subjects Diana Langton, Lady Montgomery-Massingberd (1872 - 1963) (4)
Object Type Oil painting (11979)

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