This picture shows Chelsea Old Bridge and the Thames after storm clouds have passed over.
Chelsea Old Bridge by Peter De Wint, 18001849
© Leeds Art Gallery
- Oil on canvas
- 43 x 81 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £125 ( Total: £250)
- Acquired in:
There is only just time for the calm water to reflect the blue sky, for already the clouds and the old shot-tower at the other end of the bridge are rosy with sunset, and the houses throw a deep shadow over the river bank.