Neptune Resigning the Empire of the Sea to Britannia by William Dyce

A sketch for the fresco commissioned by Prince Albert for the stairwell of Osborne House in 1846.

Details

Medium:
Watercolour & gouache on paper
Art Fund grant:
£8,970 ( Total: £36,826)
Acquired in:
1993
Vendor:
Peter Finer

Provenance

Unknown until with Victor Sparks, New York; Peter Finer, Shipston-on-Stour.

Venue details

Aberdeen Art Gallery Schoolhill, ABERDEEN Aberdeenshire AB10 1FQ 01224 523700 www.aagm.co.uk

Entry details

Free to all

The gallery is closed until late 2018.

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