Peregrine Langton Massingberd (1780-1858)
Felice Schiavoni (1803-1881)
Oil painting on canvas, Peregrine Langton (Massingberd) (1780-1858) by Felice Schiavoni (1803-1881), signed and dated, bottom right: F Schiavone f. V, 1843. A three-quarter-length seated to left, head to right, at a gilt table, wearing a black suit and maroon velvet cloak; a view of the Doge's Palace and S Giorgio in the background. A piece of paper on the table inscribed 'PM 1843.b.1780'(?) on a baroque gilt tabel with hs arms in a cartouche. Second son of Bennet Langton, married Elizabeth Mary Anne Massingberd in 1802 and assumed the name Massingberd when she inherited Gunby.
Presented by Sir Archibald and Lady Montgomery-Massingberd to the National Trust in 1944 as part of the Gunby Hall collection
Gunby Hall, The Montgomery-Massingberd Collection (National Trust)
Makers and roles
Felice Schiavoni (1803-1881), artist