La Hougue Bie a Jersey by Colonel Joshua Gosselin

This watercolour is the earliest known view of La Hogue Bie, a medieval chapel in Jersey.

Details

Medium:
Pen, ink & watercolour on laid paper
Dimensions:
13x16 cm
Art Fund grant:
£1,250 ( Total: £4,000)
Acquired in:
2013
Vendor:
Private collection

The group of figures to the left represent one of the first depictions of the island's famous knitting industry.

Provenance

By descent; Philips auction House; Atelier Ltd; Anonymous Vendor

Venue details

Jersey Museum and Art Gallery The Weighbridge, ST HELIER Jersey JE2 3NF 01534 633 300 www.jerseyheritage.org

Entry details

Free with National Art Pass (standard entry £9.30)

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