Four Views from Dunster Castle: the Landscape looking towards the Quantocks in the East, the Sea with Blue Anchor on the left

attributed to Robert Griffier (London 1688 – London 1750)
National Trust Inventory Number 726662

Category Paintings
Date circa 1740
Materials Oil on canvas
Measurements 673 x 1245 mm (26 1/2 x 49 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, Four Views from Dunster Castle: the Landscape looking towards the Quantocks in the East, the Sea with Blue Anchor on the left, attributed to Robert Griffier (London 1688 – London 1750) previously, English school, circa 1750.

Provenance

In Dunster Castle inventory, 1741, as in Little Parlour; in 1781 inventory, p.20 as in Long Passage; in 1910 inventory, p.39 as in Library Passage and as '4 very old views of Minehead, Dunster and Blue Anchor (much damaged)' ; previously on loan, 1975; gift of Lt -Col Geoffrey Walter Fownes Luttrell (1919 – 2007) to the National Trust in 1981

Makers and roles

attributed to Robert Griffier (London 1688 – London 1750), artist
previously catalogued as after British (English) School, artist

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Place of origin
Materials Canvas (10040)
Oil paint (8301)
Category Paintings (12641)
Collection Dunster Castle, Somerset (Accredited Museum) (3155)
Periods 18th century (86296)
Maker Robert Griffier (London 1688 – London 1750) (8)
British (English) School (3756)
Subjects National Trust Places (653)
Dunster (13)
Object Type Oil painting (12888)

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