Snowdonia, intensley dramatic and quintessentially Romantic, was magnetic to Piper.
Snowdonia, North Wales by John Piper, 1945
© The Piper Estate
- Watercolour, pen, ink & pencil
- 52 x 70 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £5,000 ( Total: £20,000)
- Acquired in:
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.
Brian Snowdon Esq; Agnew's.
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