This watercolour depicts a lake to the right with buildings among trees on a further bank and hills rising steeply behind partially covered by clouds.
Coniston Lake, Lancashire by Francis Wheatley, 1785
© The Whitworth
- 27 x 40 cm
- Acquired in:
- Presented by:
- A E Anderson through The Art Fund
There is a rough road leading round the near bank of the lake on which men and pack horses are making their way. It is one of a group of 37 drawings presented to the Whitworth by Mr A E Anderson through the Art Fund in 1926. Mr Anderson also gave over a hundred more works to the Whitworth through the Art Fund on three separate occasions in 1923, 1925 and 1928.
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