Possibly Francis Luttrell of Venn (1709-1732)

John Vanderbank the younger (London 1694 - London 1739)
National Trust Inventory Number 726093

Category Art / Oil paintings
Date 1729 (signed and dated)
Materials Oil on canvas
Measurements 1270 x 1029 mm (50 x 40 1/2 in)
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, 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

Credit line

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

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Place of origin
Materials Canvas (10117)
Oil paint (8600)
Category Art / Oil paintings (12642)
Collection Dunster Castle, Somerset (Accredited Museum) (3156)
Periods 18th century (87902)
Maker John Vanderbank the younger (London 1694 - London 1739) (55)
Subjects Francis Luttrell of Venn (1709-1732) (2)
Object Type Oil painting (14440)

Record Status


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