Francis Barlow

The Decoy, ca. 1667-1677
United Kingdom, The National Trust, inv./ [..]
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Physical connection
Reference in ‘composite artworks’: artworks that are/were connected, such as alterpieces, decorative pieces incorporated in panelling, and works of art that were intended to be displayed together, such as pendants and series.

part of a series

belongs to a series of paintings with animals at Clandon Park, Surrey, probably made between 1665-1681 at Pyrford Court, near Ripley, Surrey
canvas, oil paint
cleaned and restored 2006
rectangle (landscape format) 254 x 345,4 cm
Current attribution
Francis Barlow
Exact or approximate dating of the described art work; the search parameters adopted for this art work in this database, are found in brackets.
c. 1667-1677 (1667 - 1677)
as dated on the website of the National Trust, dated by Flis 2011: late 1670s
Commissioned by
If the work in question was commissioned, and this is known, then the patron is noted here.
Onslow, Denzil
commissioned Barlow or acquired this painting from Sir Robert III Parkhurst. Onslow acquired Pyrford Court with the Barlow pictures in 1677; after that he commissioned Barlow to paint more animal pictures
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Visual documentation
Creation date: 2016-03-29; Last modified date: 2019-11-06


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