Via de Bardi by John Scarlett Davis

Davis was the son of a Leominster shoemaker, and studied at the Royal Academy Schools.

Details

Medium:
Pencil on paper
Dimensions:
19 x 16 cm
Acquired in:
1991
Bequeathed by:
Penelope Morgan through The Art Fund

He travelled widely on the continent and made a specialisation of painting landscapes, and architectural and topographical scenes. This study of the Via de Bardi is typical of his elegant and economical draughtsmanship, while his watercolours have been compared to those of Bonington.

Provenance

F.C.Morgan; by descent to Penelope Morgan.

Venue details

Leominster Museum Etnam Street, LEOMINSTER Herefordshire HR6 8AL 01568 615186 www.leominstermuseum.org.uk

Entry details

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