A Panoramic View of Ashcombe, Wiltshire by Unknown Artist

The picture's primitive style suggests a date in the 1770s.

Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
89 x 112 cm
Art Fund grant:
£2,062 ( Total: £8,362)
Acquired in:
1980
Vendor:
Christie's

The large house had been built by a local squire, Robert Barber, in 1686. The picture is of topographical interest to Salisbury.

Provenance

Sir Cecil Beaton

Venue details

The Salisbury Museum The King's House, 65 The Close, SALISBURY Wiltshire SP1 2EN 01722 332151 www.salisburymuseum.org.uk

Entry details

Free with National Art Pass (standard entry is £8)

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