Mountain Landscape - Cwm Trifaen by Alfred William Hunt

This fine watercolour is one of Alfred William Hunt’s finest paintings of Wales.


Watercolour and bodycolour on paper
26.7 x 38.7 cm
Art Fund grant:
£20,000 ( Total: £70,000)
Acquired in:
Fine Art Society

It shows the upper end of Cwm Tryfan, a glaciated valley in Snowdonia, seen from the upper reaches of Nant Gwern y Gof. The peak of Glyder Fach can be seen through the mist on the horizon, while the flank of the Tryfan mountain can be seen to the right.


The Rev. William Greenwell to 1884; William Kinglsye by 1897; Peter Nahum/Chris Beetles, 1982; George Robertson, Orkney. An Art Loss Register search has been carried out,

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National Museum Cardiff Cathays Park, Cardiff CF10 3NP 029 2039 7951

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