Chinese collection

Item LL 8825

Accession no: LL 8825
Object type: Reverse Painting on Glass
Name: Pastoral scene with landscape, figures and animals
Materials: Paint on glass
Place made: Guangzhou (Canton), China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, Qianlong, c. 1780
Measurements: H. 51 cm, W. 62.5 cm

Description: Reverse painting on glass, one of set of four (with LL 8826, LL 8827 & LL 8828); finely painted pastoral scene with landscape, figures and animals. At the left, a young Western lady sitting at a brook, turning her head towards a shepherd, and a flock of sheep. A windmill on a hill and a cathedral in the distance illuminated by the light of sunset. Original Western plaster moulded and gilt frame.

Bought from Frank Partridge, 11 October 1919, £70 (for the set of four, which have been bought for gallery). LLAG Invoice file No. 96B.