Two Children Embracing
Oil painting on canvas, Two Children Embracing, Italian School, after Parmigianino, 17th century. A head and shoulders of a pair of children.
Acquired by Richard Colt Hoare 2nd Bt (1758 – 1838) and thence by descent.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
Verso: On the reverse of the unlined canvas is an inscription which appears to read Costo' Scudi 39 / Pauli. 90 [?]
Makers and roles
Italian School, artist