The Bard by John Martin

A vast apocalyptic painting illustrating Gray's Pindaric Ode 'The Bard,' founded on a Welsh tradition that Edward I ordered all the Bards to be put to death when he conquered Wales.

Details

Medium:
Oil
Dimensions:
213 x 155 cm
Art Fund grant:
£125 ( Total: £250)
Acquired in:
1951
Vendor:
Robert Frank

Venue details

Laing Art Gallery New Bridge Street, NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE Tyne and Wear NE1 8AG 0191 232 7734 www.twmuseums.org.uk/laing

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