Sir Henry Langford Bart

Description
Sir Henry Langford possessed estates in Devon at Bradninch, and Combsatchfield near Silverton. In 1710 he bought the Manor of Kingskerswell, and bequeathed all his estates to his godson, Thomas Brown. Brown later built the family vault and buried Sir Henry there.

The artist, William Gandy, practiced as a portrait painter in and around Exeter and Plymouth and is said to have been admired by the more celebrated artists, Sir Godfrey Kneller and Sir Joshua Reynolds.
Accession Loan No.
64/1957/4
Simple Name
painting
Full Name
Sir Henry Langford Bart
Medium
oil
Common Name
Sir Henry Langford Bart
Production Person Surname
Gandy
Production Person Initials
William, attributed to
Production Country
United Kingdom: England
Period Classification
Queen Anne (1702-1714)
Collection Class
Paintings
Production Town
Exeter
Production County
Devon
Production Area Region
Northern Europe
Production Continent
Europe
Production Date
1710
Production Year Low
1710
Production Year High
1710
Inscription / Transcription
Sir Henry Langford
Created At
2016-10-13 15:46:37
Updated At
2016-10-13 15:46:37

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