View of Huddersfield by William Cowen

The artist's viewpoint is close to Longley Hall, the Ramsden family home.

Details

Category:
Topographical
Medium:
Oil on canvas Dimensions: 71 x 141 cm
Art Fund grant:
£10,000 ( Total: £12,265)
Acquired in:
1989
Vendor:
Sotheby's

The picture shows the smoking chimneys and flourishing mills of Huddersfield at the peak of its industrial power and prosperity.

Provenance

Commissioned by the Ramsden family.

Venue details

Huddersfield Art Gallery Princess Alexandra Walk, HUDDERSFIELD West Yorkshire HD1 2SU 01484 221964 www.kirklees.gov.uk/huddersfieldArtGallery

Entry details

Free to all

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