Also known as 'Near Beddgelert'.
A Grand View of Snowdon by Thomas Girtin, c. 1799
© National Museum Cardiff
- Watercolour over pencil on laid paper
- 60.9 x 91.4 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £70,000 ( Total: £300,000; Export stopped)
- Acquired in:
- Thomas Agnew & Son
The artist visited North Wales twice in 1798 and 1800 and worked up his sketches. He uses a restricted palette to emphasise the grandeur of the landscape.
Edward, Viscount Lascelles (1764 - 1814); Earls of Harewood; Christie's, 1858; C.S. Bale; Sir Henry Doulton and successors to L.J.E. Hooper; Mrs E. Hooper; her sale at Chiddingford, 1956 to Fine Art Society; Mr. Dawnay.