Waterlilies on the River Cherwell, Shipton-on-Cherwell, Oxfordshire by William Turner (of Oxford)

The manor, which is just visible, and the estate of Shipton-on-Cherwell, were owned by the artist's uncle.

Details

Medium:
Watercolour
Dimensions:
40.6 x 71.7 cm
Art Fund grant:
£7,331 ( Total: £19,550)
Acquired in:
2001
Vendor:
Bonhams

Lilies and rushes are seen to flourish in the foreground which was an effect of the stream being deepened at this time.

Provenance

By descent from the artist.

Venue details

The Oxfordshire Museum Fletcher's House, Park Street, WOODSTOCK Oxfordshire OX20 1SN 01993 811 456 www.oxfordshire.gov.uk/oxfordshiremuseum

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