This picture combines a charming depiction of 18th century farming activity - labourers cutting corn, raking, making a haystack, shooting partridge - with a strikingly accurate view of the cathedral and city of Worcester.
Prospect of Worcester from the East by Unknown Artist, c. 1750
© Worcester City Art Gallery & Museum
- Oil on canvas laid on panel
- 94 x 152 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £11,490 ( Total: £72,000)
- Acquired in:
- Lane Fine Art
The Malvern Hills are in the distance and shipping can be seen on the River Severn.
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