A Boy blowing on an Ember

manner of Godfried Schalcken (Made, near Dordrecht, 1643 - The Hague 1706)
National Trust Inventory Number 996477

Category Paintings
Date 1700 - 1899
Materials Oil on panel
Measurements 425 x 315 mm
Place of origin
Collection Lacock, Wiltshire
Not on show

Schalcken, who specialised in candlelit scenes of this type, possibly spent some time in England before 1692, when he painted portraits of William III. This is an amateur version, possibly English.

Summary description

Oil painting on panel, A Boy blowing on an Ember, manner of Godfried Schalcken (Made, nr Dordrecht, 1643 - The Hague 1706), 18th to 19th century.

Provenance

bought by private treaty from Petronella Dittmer, Mrs. Burnett-Brown, 2009

Makers and roles

manner of Godfried Schalcken (Made, near Dordrecht, 1643 - The Hague 1706), artist
after Godfried Schalcken (Made, near Dordrecht, 1643 - The Hague 1706), artist

Related items

Place of origin
Materials
Category Paintings (12642)
Collection Lacock, Wiltshire (8031)
Periods 18th century (85617)
19th century (167585)
Maker Godfried Schalcken (Made, near Dordrecht, 1643 - The Hague 1706) (12)
Subjects
Object Type Oil painting (12274)

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