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Title A Patrician Family at Table
Collection National Trust for Scotland (Culzean Castle)
Artist Deschamps (artist, probably Dutch, active 17th century)
Date Earliest possibly 1620
Date Latest possibly 1700
Signed yes
Description Judging from their clothes, the figures gathered around this table are of a well-to-do patrician family. Such scenes were popular in the seventeenth-century Netherlands. The work is signed 'Deschamps' but nothing is known about this artist.
Current Accession Number 45.16
Inscription front 'DesChamps fecit' [exact location of signature unknown]
Subject everyday life
Measurements 108.0 x 139.5 cm cm (estimate)
Material oil on canvas
Acquisition Details Given by the 5th Marquess of Ailsa 1945.
Rights Owner National Trust for Scotland
Author Dr Claudia Heide

 

 

 

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