Sunset on Stonehenge by Anthony Vandyke Copley Fielding

This handsome drawing, full of the spirit of Romanticism, made a notable addition to the Devizes Museum's large topographical collection, which already included local views by Cotman, Prout, Cattermole, and other masters of the period.

Details

Medium:
Watercolour
Dimensions:
46 x 64 cm
Art Fund grant:
£270 ( Total: £1,200)
Acquired in:
1980
Vendor:
Spink & Son

The collection had been built up by the Wiltshire Archaeological and Natural History Society since its formation in 1853, and complemented an equally impressive archaeological collection. Copley Fielding was one four brothers who all practised watercolour (his brother Thales was an early friend of Delacroix).

Venue details

Wiltshire Museum 41 Long Street, DEVIZES Wiltshire SN10 1NS 01380 727369 www.wiltshiremuseum.org.uk

Entry details

Free with National Art Pass (standard entry £5.50)

Mon – Sat, 10am – 5pm
Sun, 12noon – 4pm

Jan  Easter closed on Mondays (except half term)

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