Oil painting on canvas, Possibly Francis Luttrell of Venn (1709-1732) by John Vanderbank the younger (London 1694 - London 1739), signed and dated Jn° Vanderbank Fecit 1729. A three-quarter-length portrait, standing to left in an interior by a window, wearing a green velvet coat and embroidered waistcoast, white cravat and short full-bottomed wig, his left hand on his hip, his right held forward.
Previously on loan, 1975; gift of Lt-Col Geoffrey Walter Fownes Luttrell (1919 – 2007) to the National Trust in 1981
Dunster Castle, The Luttrell Collection (National Trust)
Marks and inscriptions
Signed and dated - Jno Vanderbank Fecit 1729
Makers and roles
John Vanderbank the younger (London 1694 - London 1739), artist
Lyte 1909 Sir H. C. Maxwell Lyte, History of Dunster, and of the families of Mohun & Luttrell. London 1909, pp. 223-24