Iceberg off Cape Adare Jan.9.1902 & Possession Islands Feb.24.1904 by Dr Edward Adrian Wilson

Genuine field sketch paintings executed in the Antarctic.


Details

Medium:
Watercolour
Art Fund grant:
£2,091 ( Total: £5,975)
Acquired in:
2001
Vendor:
Christie's

These paintings represent aspects of both the outward and return voyages of the ship 'Discovery'. Wilson was the expedition's surgeon, zoologist and artist.

Provenance

By descent from the artist to the present owner.

Venue details

Discovery Point and Royal Research Ship Discovery Discovery Quay, Riverside Drive, DUNDEE Tayside DD1 4XA 01382 309 060 www.rrsdiscovery.com

Entry details

Free with National Art Pass (standard entry £9)

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