View of a Norwegian Lake by Francis Danby

Danby visited Norway for the first time in 1825.

Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
43 x 61 cm
Art Fund grant:
£40,000 ( Total: £110,000)
Acquired in:
1991
Vendor:
Agnew's

He painted this work while living in Geneva where he moved in 1832. Danby's views of Norway are among the rarest and most beautiful of his paintings.

Provenance

Private collection.

Venue details

Fitzwilliam Museum Trumpington Street, CAMBRIDGE Cambridgeshire CB2 1RB 01223 332900 www.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk

Entry details

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