Easter Day in Rome by John Frederick Lewis

This vigorous watercolour drawing, full of life and movement, is characteristic of Lewis's best work in his early maturity.

Details

Medium:
Watercolour
Dimensions:
76 x 182 cm
Art Fund grant:
£170 ( Total: £170)
Acquired in:
1936
Vendor:
P Henry Sutch

In a wide sun-bathed square various types of an Italian crowd are depicted on a festal day - priests and pilgrims, porters and pedlars, mingling with men, women and children in a panorama of vibrant colour.

Provenance

William Leaf

Venue details

Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens Burdon Road, SUNDERLAND Tyne and Wear SR1 1PP 0191 5612323 www.seeitdoitsunderland.co.uk

Entry details

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