Colonel Edmund Winn (1709 – 1763)

Henry Pickering (fl.1740 – Manchester 1771)
National Trust Inventory Number 960071

Category Art / Oil paintings
Date 1746 (signed and dated)
Materials Oil on canvas
Measurements 2337 x 1486 mm (92 x 58½ in)
Place of origin England
Collection Nostell Priory, West Yorkshire (Accredited Museum)
On show at Nostell Priory, West Yorkshire, Yorkshire and North East, National Trust

Summary description

Oil painting on canvas, Colonel Edmund Winn (1709 – 1763) by Henry Pickering (fl.1740 – Manchester 1771), signed and dated, on left foreground: ‘H. Pickering pinxt, 1746’. A full-length portrait of Colonel Edmund Winn, brother of Sir Rowland Winn, 4th Bt, standing, in officer's uniform, within an architectural frame. He wears the red uniform of the 1st Foot Guards. On the right a tent, and in the left distance an encampment. The frame is crowned by the Winn eagle and coat of arms, and is decorated by Minerva, goddess of war.


Accepted by HM Treasury in lieu of death duties on the estate of Rowland Winn, 4th Baron Oswald (1916 - 1984), 1986

Credit line

Nostell Priory, The St Oswald Collection (National Trust)

Marks and inscriptions

1746 (signed and dated)

Makers and roles

Henry Pickering (fl.1740 – Manchester 1771), artist


Brockwell 1915 Maurice Walter Brockwell, Catalogue of the Pictures and Other Works of Art in the Collection of Lord St Oswald at Nostell Priory, London 1915, cat. no. 325

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Periods 18th century (87457)
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Subjects Colonel Edmund Harbord Winn (1709 - 1763) (1)
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