Grasmere by George Fennel Robson

Robson was entirely self-taught and quite early in his career spent a year in the Highlands of Scotland, dressed as a shepherd, wandering in all seasons, painting the mountainous scenery.

Details

Medium:
Watercolour
Dimensions:
82 x 43 cm
Art Fund grant:
£750 ( Total: £3,000)
Acquired in:
1985
Vendor:
Moss Galleries

He spent some time living in the Lake District in the same house as Robert Hills, who is said to have contributed many of the deer and cattle which feature in Robson's views.

Provenance

Moss Galleries.

Venue details

Dove Cottage and the Wordsworth Museum Town End, GRASMERE Cumbria LA22 9SH 01539 435 544 www.wordsworth.org.uk

Entry details

Free with National Art Pass (standard entry £7.50)

1 Mar – 31 Oct
Daily, 9.30am – 5.30pm

1 Nov – 28 Feb
Daily, 9.30am – 4.30pm

Closed 24 - 26 Dec and 4 Jan - 3 Feb for yearly restoration

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