Chinese collection

Item LL 8827

Accession no: LL 8827
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 8825, LL 8826 & LL 8828); finely painted pastoral scene with landscape, figures and animals.
A lady holds a child and leans on a horse, behind her a bearded man on a horse, all three looking at a boy in front of the group, who carries a stick and a basket. Trees, castle buildings and waters in a distance. Original Western plaster moulded and gilt frame.

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