Chelsea Old Bridge by Peter De Wint

This picture shows Chelsea Old Bridge and the Thames after storm clouds have passed over.

Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
43 x 81 cm
Art Fund grant:
£125 ( Total: £250)
Acquired in:
1936
Vendor:
Agnew's

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.

Provenance

Miss Tatlocke

Venue details

Leeds Art Gallery The Headrow, LEEDS West Yorkshire LS1 3AA 0113 247 8256 www.leeds.gov.uk/artgallery

Entry details

Free to all
Offers with National Art Pass

Monday: Closed
Tues – Sat: 10am – 5pm
Sun: 11am – 3pm
 

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