Entrance Hall and Upper Landing Paintings

Entrance Hall Paintings

William III after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt

William III after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt

Queen Mary after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt

Queen Mary after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt

Nos. 61 and 63 After Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt. 17th century English school.
Portraits of William III and Queen Mary

Both full length, wearing state robes
Oil on canvas
78 x 42 ins

Upper Landing

In this corridor adjoining the State (or Grand) Dining Room once hung “nine family pictures, and four imaginary busts: one likeness to an infant heir to the estate is singular from its having been taken after death; it bears the following writing:-“Daniel Deligne infant, octo dierum obit, secundo die Februarij. Anno Salutis, 1621. -Stilo Anglia.”

From Reminiscences of a visit to Harlaxton Manor House, The Grantham Journal, Saturday May 28, 1859.

Hallway Outside Great Hall

Madonna and Child

Madonna and Child

Eastern European School 19thC Madonna and Child

Oil on canvas
28.25 x 22.5 ins

“This painting is a copy of a rather significant 13th century painting that currently hangs in the Gesu in Rome, the mother church of the Jesuits.  The Pope granted the chapel of the Madonna della Strada (Madonna of the Way) around which the Gesu was built very early on in the history of the Jesuits.  The original still hangs in the Gesu, the painting having been recently restored in 2006.” Steven Schoenig, SJ, Saint Louis University, after a visit to the Manor, 2010.

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