The Great Gate of St Augustine's Monastery, Canterbury by Francis Grose

This view shows Abbot Fyndon's Great Gate and the adjoining hall with much interesting architectural detail.

Details

Medium:
Watercolour
Dimensions:
37 x 51 cm
Art Fund grant:
£1,475 ( Total: £2,950)
Acquired in:
1986
Vendor:
Leger Galleries

Grose shows Lady Wooton's Green before extensive alterations in the 19th century and the almost total destruction of 1942. The late medieval houses on the right are shown to be much larger and more extensive than had previously been known.

Provenance

Leger galleries.

Venue details

The Beaney House of Art & Knowledge 18 High Street, CANTERBURY Kent CT1 2RA 01227 862162 www.thebeaney.co.uk

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