Views of the Isle of Wight by Thomas Rowlandson

A collection of 112 watercolours including 53 works by Thomas Rowlandson, 22 by Samuel Howitt and 37 by other contemporary hands.


Details

Medium:
Pencil, pen & ink & watercolour
Dimensions:
Average: 23 x 33 cm
Art Fund grant:
£50,000 ( Total: £825,000; Tax remission)
Acquired in:
2002
Vendor:
Trustees of the Longleat Chattels Settlement

They present an invaluable record of the topography and buildings of the Isle of Wight and are the result of at least 2 tours by the artists. The work depicted is 'The quarter-deck of a Lymington passage boat' by Rowlandson.

Artists include

Provenance

Southgate, Son & Grimston, London, 1834; Beriah Botfield; bequeathed to the Thynne family; The Marquess of Bath.

Venue details

Museum of Island History NEWPORT Isle of Wight PO30 1TY

Entry details

Free with National Art Pass (standard entry £2)

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