The Rhinebeck Panorama of London
- Art Funded
- 71 x 262 cm
- Art Fund grant
- £40,000 (Total: £199,500)
Although it is essentially accurate, it has been noted by one specialist that it is 'an illusionistic scene designed to thrill and excite'. This may explain why it shows a building on fire (illustrated here on the left) and so many barges and sailing ships on the river.
Thought to have originally belonged to Robert Havell junior; rediscovered circa 1958 by Mrs Janet Johnston; Alfred Macdonald (her brother); Sandy Macdonald