Peter Woodley of Halshanger (d.1737)

attributed to William Gandy (Kilkenny c.1660 - Exeter 1729)
National Trust Inventory Number 830813

Category Art / Oil paintings
Date circa 1660 - 1729
Materials Oil on canvas
Measurements 1220 x 860
Place of origin
Collection Bradley Manor, Devon
On show at Bradley Manor, Devon, South West, National Trust

Summary description

Oil painting on canvas, Peter Woodley of Halshanger (d. 1737), attributed to William Gandy (Kilkenny c.1660 - Exeter 1729). A full-length portrait of a gentleman, standing wearing an embroidered crimson coat with a landscape beyond.


by descent in the Woodley family to Jane Frances Woodley, Mrs. George Caunter, whose daughter Fanny married H. Mallaby Firth; accepted by HM Treasury in lieu of Inheritance Tax and allocated to the National Trust, Bradley Manor, 2002.

Credit line

Bradley Manor, The Woolner Collection (accepted by HM Treasury in lieu of Inheritance Tax and transferred to The National Trust in 2002)

Makers and roles

attributed to William Gandy (Kilkenny c.1660 - Exeter 1729), artist

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Collection Bradley Manor, Devon (304)
Periods 17th century (33428)
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Maker William Gandy (Kilkenny c.1660 - Exeter 1729) (4)
Subjects Peter Woodley (d.1737) (1)
Object Type Oil painting (14440)

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