Lake Windermere from Orrest Head by James Baker Payne

Countryside landscape.

Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
84 x 133 cm
Art Fund grant:
£4,500 ( Total: £18,000; Tax remission)
Acquired in:
2000
Vendor:
Mrs Patricia Gray

A few figures can be seen in the foreground. A train station and two trains can be seen in the background. In the distance are stormclouds and a bolt of lightning.

Provenance

Purchased by Mr and Mrs Gray from a farmhouse in Hertfordshire in 1987

Venue details

Dove Cottage and the Wordsworth Museum Town End, GRASMERE Cumbria LA22 9SH 01539 435 544 www.wordsworth.org.uk

Entry details

Free with National Art Pass (standard entry £7.50)

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