Oil painting on canvas, Rocky Landscape with Anglers by Jakob Philipp Hackert (Prenzlau 1737 – San Piero di Careggi 1807), signed and dated on rocks lower right Ph.Hackert / f. a Rome / 1776. Peasants stand on a rock in the foreground on the left and are fishing in a river with a rocky cliff on the right.
Acquired by Richard Colt Hoare 2nd Bt (1758 – 1838); given to the National Trust along with the house, its grounds, and the rest of contents by Sir Henry Hugh Arthur Hoare, 6th Bt (1865 – 1947) in 1946.
Stourhead, The Hoare Collection (National Trust)
Marks and inscriptions
Recto: Signed and dated on rocks lower right Ph.Hackert / f. a Rome / 1776
Verso: Inscribed in black paint on backs of stretcher and frame: 106
Verso: Inscribed in black on old paper label on back of frame: 34
Makers and roles
Jakob Philipp Hackert (Prenzlau 1737 – San Piero di Careggi 1807), artist