11 July 1994
Frank Walton (1840 - 1928)
A View of Hopton Hall, Derbyshire, with cattle in the foreground
signed and dated 'Frank Walton 75'
inscribed on a label on the reverse 'Hopton Hall about 1871 by Frank Walton' and again on the stretcher by a later hand
oil on canvas
9 x 12in. (22.8 x 30.5cm.)
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Hopton Hall, Derbyshire, was an Elizebethan House, which was redesigned in the 18th Century. Venetian windows were installed at the front and the centre crowned by a large pediment. The Almshouses nearby were built in 1719 - 22 by Sir Philip Gell.
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