Margaret Luttrell, Mrs Henry Fownes Luttrell (1726-1766)

Richard Phelps (Porlock c.1710 - Porlock 1785)
National Trust Inventory Number 726080

Category Art / Oil paintings
Date circa 1761
Materials Oil on canvas
Measurements 890 x 770 x 55 mm
Place of origin
Collection Dunster Castle, Somerset (Accredited Museum)
On show at Dunster Castle, Somerset, South West, National Trust

Summary description

Oil painting on canvas, Margaret Luttrell, Mrs Henry Fownes Luttrell (1726-1766) by Richard Phelps (Porlock c.1710 - Porlock 1785). A half-length portrait, facing, wearing blue dress with bows down the front, pale pink cloak and lace fichu and cap.


In Dunster Castle inventory 1910, p.40 as in Morning Room, and 'MFL 1761'; and thence by descent; previously on loan, 1975; gift of Lt-Col Geoffrey Walter Fownes Luttrell (1919 – 2007) to the National Trust in 1981

Credit line

Dunster Castle, The Luttrell Collection (National Trust)

Makers and roles

Richard Phelps (Porlock c.1710 - Porlock 1785), artist


Lyte 1909 Sir H. C. Maxwell Lyte, History of Dunster, and of the families of Mohun & Luttrell. London 1909, p. 227

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Periods 18th century (87443)
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Subjects Margaret Luttrell, Mrs Henry Fownes-Luttrell (1726-1766) (5)
Object Type Oil painting (14398)

Record Status


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