The Rhinebeck Panorama of London
- Art Funded
- 71 x 262 cm
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