Study of trees after Pynaeker by John Crome

This beautiful little drawing with great depth of colour, depicts a group of birch trees with their silver trunks gleaming against the green of the wood beyond.

Details

Medium:
Watercolour
Acquired in:
1936
Presented by:
Percy Moore Turner through The Art Fund

The pattern formed by the broad leaves of a plant in the foreground is characteristic of Crome's work. The drawing is of particular importance as it bears the signature 'J. Crome', probably the only instance of an authentic signature on one of the works of the artist who founded the Norwich School of Painting.

Venue details

Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery Castle Hill, NORWICH Norfolk NR1 3JU 01603 493625 www.museums.norfolk.gov.uk

Entry details

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