Five views of Fountains Abbey by Moses Griffith

Five views of Fountains Abbey.

Details

Medium:
Watercolour, pencil & ink
Art Fund grant:
£4,750 ( Total: £19,000)
Acquired in:
1991
Vendor:
Leger Galleries

Dims, from 18.5 x 26.5 cm to 29 x 43 cm. Result of a tour of York taken with Thomas Pennant, an antiquary and natural historian in whose service Griffiths spent most of his life.

Provenance

Thomas Pennant; by descent to his great grand-daughter Lousia; by descent to Viscount Fielding; Sold Christie's 5/6/38, lot249; Walker Galleries; Henry Vyner; Sold Christie's, 5.61990 lot 69; Leger galleries

Venue details

York Art Gallery Exhibition Square, YORK North Yorkshire YO1 7EW 01904 687687 www.yorkartgallery.org.uk

Entry details

Free with National Art Pass (standard entry £6.82)

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