Pastor Lemmens

Flemish School
National Trust Inventory Number 903847

Category Paintings
Date 1665
Materials Oil on canvas
Measurements 770 x 550 mm
Place of origin
Collection Castle Drogo, Devon (Accredited Museum)
On show at Castle Drogo, Devon, South West, National Trust

Summary description

Oil painting on canvas, Pastor Lemmens, Flemish School; inscribed: Pastor in Brecht 1665. (Brecht is in Belgium.) A three-quarter length portrait of a clergyman, facing, bald pate with grey hair over ears, moustache, small goatee beard beneath bottom lip, his right hand touches his breast his left hand holds a black biretta, wears a voluminous white cassock with small bands of embroidery at top of sleeve and beneath small white collar. He also wears an orange embroidered stole. An elaborate cartouche, top right, surmounted with cupid head and wings and containing in the central oval a zig-zag snake (?).

Provenance

Gifted to the National Trust by The Lemmens Family, 2004. Julius Drewe's sister Ada (1850-1929) married Jean Lemmens (1850-1902)

Marks and inscriptions

Paster in Brect 1665

Makers and roles

Flemish School, artist
Unknown , artist

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