The Lime Kiln by John Crome

A dark atmospheric landscape with a house to the left and the kiln emitting a strong yellow light in the middle.

Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
51 x 75 cm
Art Fund grant:
£26,334 ( Total: £52,250)
Acquired in:
2001
Vendor:
Sotheby's

The picture was part of Courtauld's collection when he moved to Eltham Palace and was integral to the design of the Dining Room.

Provenance

Thomas Churchyard; 1878 Mrs Temple-Silver, 1920 Hon. Captain Charles Hanbury-Tracey; 1923 Major Sir Stephen L Courtauld and then by descent.

Venue details

Eltham Palace and Gardens Court Yard, Eltham, LONDON London SE9 5QE 020 8294 2548 www.english-heritage.org.uk

Entry details

Free with National Art Pass (standard entry £10.20)

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