Castle in Ruins by John Crome

This is an early painting by Crome, the founder of the Norwich School, showing the influence of Richard Wilson.

Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
29 x 34 cm
Art Fund grant:
£100 ( Total: £200)
Acquired in:
1930
Vendor:
Christie's

In the foreground a river flows at the foot of a bank on which grow bushes and trees, and in the distant background are the ruins of a castle.

Provenance

Mrs George Pearon; Sir Inglis Palgrave; Nutman.

Venue details

Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery Castle Hill, NORWICH Norfolk NR1 3JU 01603 493625 www.museums.norfolk.gov.uk

Entry details

Free with National Art Pass (standard entry £7.95)

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