At the end of the Napoleonic wars, Edridge was one of the first British artists to cross the Channel for sketching tours.
Buildings at Abbeville by Henry Edridge, 18171821
© Bolton Museum, Aquarium & Archive
- Pencil, pen & brown ink
- 45 x 36 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £1,125 ( Total: £4,500)
- Acquired in:
- Spink & Son
He made an excursion to Paris and Normandy in 1817 and again two years later. The present drawing dates from this period.
William Spooner. On loan to the Courtauld Institute, 1968-1979.