For Charles Heath's 'Picturesque Views in England and Wales', the most ambitious and far-ranging of the many illustrative projects on which he embarked in the 1820s-30s.
Buckfastleigh Abbey, Devonshire by JMW Turner, 1826
© Exeter City Museums & Art Gallery
- 28 x 37 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £3,000 ( Total: £13,256)
- Acquired in:
The scheme met with poor response from the public and ended in Heath's bankcruptcy.
Unsold stock and plates auctioned; Turner; Thomas Griffith; B.G. Windus; John Ruskin; Arthur Severn before 1878; Christie's, 1901; Tooth; Barnet Lewis; Christie's, 1930; Agnew; Vice-Admiral Sir William Agnew.
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