Mountain Landscape - Cwm Trifaen by Alfred William Hunt

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

Details

Medium:
Watercolour and bodycolour on paper
Dimensions:
26.7 x 38.7 cm
Art Fund grant:
£20,000 ( Total: £70,000)
Acquired in:
2014
Vendor:
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.

Provenance

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,

Venue details

National Museum Cardiff Cathays Park, CARDIFF Cardiff CF10 3NP 029 2039 7951 museum.wales/

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