This fine watercolour is one of Alfred William Hunts finest paintings of Wales.
Mountain Landscape - Cwm Trifaen by Alfred William Hunt, 1856
© National Museum Cardiff
- 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,