Study of Trees at Canonteign, Devon by John White Abbott

Canonteign is the seat of Viscount Exmouth.

Details

Medium:
Pencil, pen and ink and watercolour
Dimensions:
52 x 37 cm
Art Fund grant:
£21,667 ( Total: £56,070)
Acquired in:
2001
Vendor:
Sotheby's

At the time of this watercolour, the estate was quite neglected despite its well known waterfall. The artist liked it wildness and rode there quite frequently. The work depicts a waterfall in a rocky woodland.

Provenance

By descent from the artist.

Venue details

The Whitworth The University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester Greater Manchester M15 6ER 0161 275 7450 www.manchester.ac.uk/whitworth

Entry details

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