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Miniature landscape with figures

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Britain (probably, made)

  • Date:

    1724 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Stanley, Sarah (artist)
    Poelenburch, Cornelis van, born 1 - died 1667 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Vellum strained on oak panel

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level F, case RMC, shelf 6, box 5

Physical description

Miniature painting of a landscape with figures.

Place of Origin

Britain (probably, made)


1724 (made)


Stanley, Sarah (artist)
Poelenburch, Cornelis van, born 1 - died 1667 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Vellum strained on oak panel

Marks and inscriptions

'S: Stanley Fecit 1724'
Signed and dated

'Sarha Stanley Fecit after the originall of Pollambourgh in ye collection of The Broderick Esqr Dec ye: 19: 1724'
Inscribed on the back of the panel


Height: 19.05 cm, Width: 24.77 cm

Object history note

This miniature, with P.51-55-1955, was Lot 1307 on the fourth day's sale (13 July 1955) at Paultons, Hants, formerly the property of Major R. C. Hans Sloane Stanley, a descendant of the artist who was herself the elder daughter of Sir Hans Sloane Bt., and married George Stanley in 1719.

Descriptive line

Miniature landscape with figures, by Sarah Stanley (née Sloane) after Cornelis van Poelenburgh, British, 1724

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings Accessions 1955-1956 London: HMSO, 1963


Vellum; Panel (wood)



Subjects depicted





Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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