Warriors resting beneath a Tree ('Remember that you have sat with the Emperor of Britain and Gaul'; Puck of Pook's Hill)

Jean Andre Castaigne (Angoulême, Charente 1861 - Paris 1929)
National Trust Inventory Number 761405

Category Paintings
Date 1906 (signed and dated)
Materials Oil on board
Measurements
Place of origin France
Collection Bateman's, East Sussex (Accredited Museum)
On show at Bateman's, East Sussex, London and South East, National Trust

Summary description

Oil painting on board, Warriors resting beneath a Tree ('Remember that you have sat with the Emperor of Britain and Gaul'; Puck of Pook's Hill) by Jean Andre Castaigne (Angoulême, Charente 1861 - Paris1929), signed and dated: A. Castaigne 1906. Roman figures in a gilt frame. Inscribed "au grand ecrivain, Rudyard Kipling, souvenir respectueux". Together with a framed letter to Rudyard Kipling from the painter (See Ref. Man/5).

Provenance

Bequeathed by Caroline Starr Balestier, Mrs Rudyard Kipling (1862-1939) with house (Bateman's) and contents

Credit line

Bateman’s, The Rudyard Kipling Collection (National Trust)

Marks and inscriptions

"Au grand ecrivain, Rudyard Kipling, souvenir respectueux" and dated 1906

Makers and roles

Jean Andre Castaigne (Angoulême, Charente 1861 - Paris 1929), artist

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Periods 20th century (174709)
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Record Status

Enhanced

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