Adrian Drewe (1891-1917)

Monogrammist M. J. G.
National Trust Inventory Number 903812

Category Art / Oil paintings
Date 1912
Materials Oil on canvas
Measurements 435 x 335 mm
Place of origin
Collection Castle Drogo, Devon (Accredited Museum)
Not on show

Summary description

Oil painting on canvas, Adrian Drewe (1891 - 1917), monogrammed and dated: M.J.G. 1912. A three-quarter-length portrait of Adrian Drewe, the eldest son of Mr.Julius Drewe who was killed in Flanders. He is turned to the right, wearing a a dark suit and an O[ld].E[tonian]. tie seated in a 17th century red velvet upholstered chair, holding a red book.


This item forms part of the original Drewe family collection at Castle Drogo. It was transferred to the National Trust in 1986.

Marks and inscriptions

Recto: Signed bottom left: M. J. G. / 1912

Makers and roles

Monogrammist M. J. G., artist

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Place of origin
Materials Canvas (10117)
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Category Art / Oil paintings (12642)
Collection Castle Drogo, Devon (Accredited Museum) (7664)
Periods 20th century (182237)
Maker Monogrammist M. J. G. (1)
Subjects Adrian Drewe (1891-1917) (11)
Object Type Oil painting (14440)

Record Status


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