Two Young Children
style of Sir Godfrey Kneller (Lübeck 1646/9 - London 1723)
Oil painting on canvas. Sisson bequest. Two Young Children in the style of Sir Godfrey Kneller (Lübeck 1646/9 - London 1723), 18th century. Two full-length portraits of young children, the older, a young boy, seated on the left in a blue costume 'alla Romana', with a red cloak, small boots and white tights, he holds a trumpet (brown and silver) in his right hand, he has a small dog on his lap, the other, a young child, on the right, is also seated and wears a white shirt under a brown robe which leaves his right shoulder and legs bare. On his head he wears two white plumes. A small white dog sits on the right. All are seated on a blue drape with gold fringe which hangs from the right revealing a pillar centre and a landscape view on the left.
Bequeathed to the National Trust in 1978 by Marshall Arnott Sisson (1897-1978)
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style of Sir Godfrey Kneller (Lübeck 1646/9 - London 1723), artist