The Canterbury Pilgrims by Thomas Stothard

The picture is a version of that in the Tate.

Details

Medium:
Oil on panel
Dimensions:
28 x 94 cm
Art Fund grant:
£300 ( Total: £1,250)
Acquired in:
1975
Vendor:
Roy Miles

The engraving of the composition, the subject of a celebrated dispute between Stothard and Blake, who also treated the theme, enjoyed great popularity in the 19th century.

Provenance

Samuel Boddington; Vicountess Alford; Countess Comptonn; by descent to the Dowager Lady Loch.

Venue details

The Beaney House of Art & Knowledge 18 High Street, CANTERBURY Kent CT1 2RA 01227 862162 www.thebeaney.co.uk

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