Wadham Pigott lived in Weston-Super-Mare and was appointed full-time curate-in-charge of the parish of Weston in 1790.
- Oil on canvas
- 74 x 61 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £8,000 ( Total: £110,000)
- Acquired in:
- Anthony Mould
During his lifetime, Wadham oversaw the emergence of Weston-super-Mare from a small fishing village to a bathing resort of growing popularity. With his brother John he arranged a number of Enclosure Acts which proved essential in allowing the town to grow.
By descent in the Smyth-Pigott family; Mrs Cecil Smyth-Pigott sale, Christie's, 19/5/11, lot 86, bought A.Wertheimer; Adolf Hirsch; trustees of A.Hirschsale, Christie's, 22/6/73, lot 82, bought Douglas; with Antony Mould.