Classical Landscape by John Wootton

Classical landscape with figures and an ox-cart.

Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
120 x 183 cm
Art Fund grant:
£850 ( Total: £850)
Acquired in:
1960
Vendor:
Colnaghi

Wootton was the first important English artist to reflect the ideas of painters such as Gaspard Poussin and Salvator Rosa, and this example of his work is a desirable acquisition for the Whitworth Art Gallery, whose Committee had recently decided to purchase oil paintings directly connected with its existing collections.

Venue details

The Whitworth The University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester Greater Manchester M15 6ER 0161 275 7450 www.manchester.ac.uk/whitworth

Entry details

Free to all

Daily, 10am - 5pm (Thu until 9pm)

Closed 24, 25, 26 Dec and 1 Jan

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