Derwentwater from Skiddaw, Cumberland by Thomas Hearne

Thomas Hearne was among those who made the Picturesque Tour to the Lakes; he made two tours, in 1777 and 1778, both in the company of Sir George Beaumont and Joseph Farington who are probably represented in this view descending from the mountain.

Details

Medium:
Watercolour
Dimensions:
27.5 x 35.5 cm
Art Fund grant:
£7,500 ( Total: £30,000)
Acquired in:
1992
Vendor:
Sotheby's

Hearne's restrained colour, and use of muted tones, is typical of his work.

Provenance

Dr Francis Springell; Sotheby's 1986; Colin Hunter.

Venue details

Abbot Hall Art Gallery Abbot Hall, KENDAL Cumbria LA9 5AL 01539 722464 www.abbothall.org.uk

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