A Moorland Road by Sir Charles John Holmes

This particular landscape, by a former Director of the National Gallery, has gained a fitting home in the Bowes Museum collection, symbolising as it does the Moorland country to be found at the doors of the Museum, as well as the home of the artist at Appleby, Westmorland.

Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
47 x 77 cm
Art Fund grant:
£105 ( Total: £105)
Acquired in:
1937
Vendor:
Colnaghi

It's decorative pattern formed by the stone walls and undulating road, together with its sense of solitude, as at the top of the world, must strike a responsive chord in every lover of the Pennine country.

Venue details

The Bowes Museum Newgate, BARNARD CASTLE County Durham DL12 8NP 01833 690606 www.thebowesmuseum.org.uk

Entry details

Free with National Art Pass (standard entry £10.50)

Mon – Sun, 10am – 5pm

Closed 25, 26 Dec and 1 Jan

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