Study for 'Rouen with the Tower of St. Ouen - Sunset' by Richard Parkes Bonington

A working sketch for the watercolour of the same title which has been in the Whitworth's collection since 1946.

Details

Category:
Topographical
Medium:
Pencil Dimensions: 10.2 x 14.7 cm
Art Fund grant:
£1,500 ( Total: £6,000)
Acquired in:
2002
Vendor:
Agnew's

The work captures the romantic evening light on the Seine with figures in the foreground.

Provenance

J Lewis Brown; Thomas Agnew & Sons.

Venue details

The Whitworth The University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester Greater Manchester M15 6ER 0161 275 7450 www.manchester.ac.uk/whitworth

Entry details

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