Snowdonia, North Wales by John Piper

Snowdonia, intensley dramatic and quintessentially Romantic, was magnetic to Piper.

Details

Medium:
Watercolour, pen, ink & pencil
Dimensions:
52 x 70 cm
Art Fund grant:
£5,000 ( Total: £20,000)
Acquired in:
1992
Vendor:
Agnew's

In Wales, as in Yorkshire and elsewhere, he was following in the footsteps of the old Romantic artists, in particular Richard Wilson. In Snowdonia, Piper was studying and painting pure landscape devoid of any buildings.

Provenance

Brian Snowdon Esq; Agnew's.

Venue details

Reading Museum Town Hall, Blagrave Street, READING Berkshire RG1 1QH 0118 937 3400 www.readingmuseum.org.uk

Entry details

Free to all

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