The wealth of the Damers

Just before the death of Joseph Damer, Lord Milton’s daughter in 1828 this list of paintings to be found in just one room of Milton Abbey House was published by Neale in his ‘Views of the seats of noblemen and gentlemen, in England, Wales, Scotland, and Ireland. Second series.’


The Countess of Mountrath – Jarvis.

Two small Portraits of Queen Anne, and Prince George of Denmark.

Frederick, Viscount Newport – Sir Peter Lely

Lady Newport – Ditto.

The Countess of Bradford – Sir G.Kneller.

Mrs. Cheek and Child, after Vandyke – Sir P. Lely.

Lord Newport-oval-Ditto.

Henry VIII.- Holbein

Virgin and Child – Corregio.

A Monk’s Head – Raphael, very fine.

A Landscape and Bridges – Copy from Claude Lorraine.

Rinaldo and Armida – Grill,after Claude Lorraine.

A View of Gloucester-Vosterman.

Cupid Bathing – Greffier, after Claude Lorraine.

A large Landscape-Wynarts.

Fruit and Dead Game – Snyders.

Architecture and Figures – Vivien.

St. Anne Teaching the Virgin – Michael Angelo

An Old Woman’s Head – Martin Vos.

The Angel Appearing to the Shepherds- Ваssaпо.

Four Women and a Child – Ditto.

Soldiers un Horseback – Bourgognone.

Snow-Ball Playing – Filippo Laura.

Old Fisherman and a Woman-Joku Miel.

Small Picture of a Capuchin Friar at Devotion – Poelemberg

A Landscape, Figures and Cattle – Adrian Vandervelde.

Our Saviour, Marthin, and Mary – Old Stenwik

A Man in Red on Horseback – Bassano.

Peasants and Cattle – Berghem.

A Landscape, Cattle and Buildings – Ditto.

A Landscape with Figures, velvet – Brueghel.

Views of Venice – Canaletto.

Sleeping Christ – Vandyke, after Rubens.

View of Naples-Gaspar Occhiali

The Victory of Constantine over Maxentin – Bourgognone

A Flower Piece on Copper-Flowers by Verelst; Figures by Poslemberg.

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