A view of Thirlmere, taken from the west side of the lake and looking north to the Skiddaw/Saddleback range of mountains.

The site is now under water, since Thirlmere became a reservoir at the end of the 19th century. The scenery of the Lake District exerted a great hold over Rathbone and his best pictures are those inspired there. He frequently collaborated with George Morland who painted the figures of a sportsman with his dog talking to a mother and child.

Artists include


Private collection; The Leger Galleries Ltd.

Grosvenor Museum

27 Grosvenor Street, Chester, Cheshire, CH1 2DD
01244 972 197

Opening times

Mon – Sat, 10.30am – 5pm
Sun,1pm – 4pm

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