St. Alkmund's Church, Shrewsbury by John Varley

Probably painted by Varley en route to a painting trip in Wales, St.


Pencil and watercolour on paper
35.5 x 29.2 cm
Art Fund grant:
£1,000 ( Total: £5,000)
Acquired in:
Revd Richard Hayes

Alkmund's Church is a placid watercolour providing a fine topographic record of the Bear Steps and Fish Street in Shrewsbury.


R.J. Newall, and descent to N.B. Newall; Christie’s1979; with Davis & Langdale, New York; Christie’s 2012; where bought by present owner.

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