Welsh Mountains by Augustus John

This works portrays the essence of the mountain landscape of Wales.

Details

Medium:
Oil on panel
Dimensions:
30.2 x 50.5 cm
Art Fund grant:
£12,000 ( Total: £28,000)
Acquired in:
2007
Vendor:
Piano Nobile Fine Paintings

The exact view depicted in this work may not be pin-pointed, but it captures the air of the Brecon Beacons. It is now thought to depict mountains in North Wales. Most of Augustus John's paintings in Welsh museum collections are portraits and this work is the first Welsh landscape in the National collection.

Provenance

Arthur Crossland; Agnew's; Peter Harris Collection, 1940s; Piano Nobile Fine Paintings, 2005.

Venue details

Brecknock Museum & Art Gallery Captains Walk, BRECON Powys LD3 7DS 01874 624121 www.powys.gov.uk/breconmuseum

Entry details

Free with National Art Pass (standard entry £1)

Closed for refurbishment 

Check Brecknock Museum website for details

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