The view shows one of the projected spires on the western towers, the projected cupola above the crossing of the transepts and nave, and the houses which existed on the north side of the nave, the apse, and Henry VII's Chapel.
Westminster Abbey from the West by Unknown Artist, 17301740
© Chapter House and Pyx Chamber
- Oil on canvas
- 68 x 94 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £2,500 ( Total: £2,500)
- Acquired in:
- Rutland Gallery
Houses were usually omitted in contemporary paintings and were pulled down in the 18th Century.