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Knowsley Hall Public Opening

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From Monday 10th to Friday 14th October; The Knowsley Hall Public Opening 2016

This year the public opening centres around portraiture in Britain and Europe C.1640-1800
Knowsley Hall is opening its doors to the public for the annual open week, from Monday 10th October to Friday 14th October 2016..

The tour will feature around fifteen rarely seen oil portraits including some of the finest oil paintings from the Derby Collection. Among the outstanding masterpieces of portraiture produced during the Baroque and Enlightenment periods is The Old Beggarman by Jusepe de Ribera (1591-1652), the Neapolitan-based Spaniard. Also included is The Portrait of a Young Man (possibly the Artist’s Son) by Sir Godfrey Kneller (1646-1723), the Dutch-trained artist, who worked in England with such success. Other less well known portraitists represented in the display are Mary Beale, Jan Wyck, James Maubert and Charles Jervas. Among the sitters in the portraits on show are Charles I, Charles II, William III and the poet John Dryden

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Monday 10th at 10AM, Monday 10th at 2PM, Tuesday 11th at 10AM, Tuesday 11th at 2PM, Wednesday 12th at 10AM, Wednesday 12th at 2PM, Thursday 13th at 10AM, Thursday 13th at 2PM, Friday 14th at 10AM, Friday 14th at 2PM,

1 review for Knowsley Hall Public Opening

  1. 5 out of 5

    (verified owner):

    I took my two sisters to an open day a couple of years ago and we had a wonderful afternoon, lovely afternoon and the Hall was so interesting. I am booking again for this year for myself and my husband and can’t wait. I would thoroughly recommend a visit to Knowsley Hall.

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