Ideal Classical Landscape

British (English) School
National Trust Inventory Number 987443

Category Paintings
Date 1770 - 1799
Materials Oil on canvas
Place of origin
Collection Arlington Court, Devon
Not on show

Summary description

Oil painting on canvas, Ideal Classical Landscape, English School, late 18th century, possibly by John Taylor (London 1739 – Cirencester 1838) or George Smith of Chichester (Chichester 1714 - Chichester 1776), in the manner of Richard Wilson. A view with a temple on a height on the right, and a castle below on the left.


Bequeathed to the National Trust with Arlington Court by Miss Rosalie Chichester (1865 – 1949)

Credit line

Arlington Court, The Chichester Collection (National Trust)

Makers and roles

British (English) School, artist
possibly John Taylor (London 1739 – Cirencester 1838), artist
possibly George Smith of Chichester (Chichester 1714 - Chichester 1776), artist
manner of Richard Wilson, RA (Penegoes 1714 – Mold 1782), artist

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Periods 18th century (85617)
Maker British (English) School (3757)
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George Smith of Chichester (Chichester 1714 - Chichester 1776) (9)
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Record Status


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