Bamburgh Castle, Northumberland by Thomas Girtin

A mass of rock, with grass in the foreground, rises upwards against a stormy sky with dark clouds.


Watercolour, gouache & pencil on paper
55 x 45 cm
Acquired in:
Presented by:
A E Anderson through The Art Fund

Stone steps mount to a gateway in the ruins of an old castle against which leans a man. Two cows graze in the centre, and, far below, we glimpse the sea. One of twenty seven gifts to seven museums by A E Anderson through the Art Fund between 1922 and 1938. Also known as The Rocking Stone.