The Hon. Arthur Victor Agar-Robartes later 8th Viscount Clifden (1887-1974) and The Hon. Edith Violet Kathleen Agar -Robartes (1888-1965) as Children

James Sant, CVO, RA (Croydon 1820 – London 1916)
National Trust Inventory Number 884932

Category Paintings
Date 1893
Materials Oil on canvas
Measurements 1372 x 762 mm (54 x 30 in)
Place of origin Bodmin
Collection Lanhydrock, Cornwall (Accredited Museum)
On show at Lanhydrock, Cornwall, South West, National Trust

Summary description

Oil painting on canvas, The Hon. Arthur Victor Agar-Robartes later 8th Viscount Clifden (1887-1974) and The Hon. Edith Violet Kathleen Agar -Robartes (1888-1965) as Children by James Sant, CVO, RA (Croydon 1820 – London 1916) signed bottom right, in red: JS (in monogram). A double portrait of the fifth and sixth children of the 6th Viscount Clifden standing full length in a landscape, the former, standing on the left, wearing grey and holding a cat and the latter, on the right, in a white dress holding a basket of flowers in her left hand. A terrier, with black ears, is looking towards them at their feet and is barking.

Provenance

given by the sitters' elder brother, Gerald, 7th Viscount Clifden (1883-1966), with the transfer of the house to the National Trust in 1953

Credit line

Lanhydrock, The Robartes Collection (The National Trust)

Marks and inscriptions

Recto: (signed monogram bottom right in red) JS
Recto: On frame label:Honble Victor and Honble Violet Agar-Robartes / J. SANT, R.A.

Makers and roles

James Sant, CVO, RA (Croydon 1820 – London 1916), artist

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The Hon. Edith Violet Kathleen Agar-Robartes (1888-1965) (16)
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Record Status

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