This is one of the larger drawings from the artist's visit to the Lake District in August 1786.

The view depicts Loughrigg on the left, Red Bank in the centre, and to the right Silver Howe, the mountain that dominates the west side of Grasmere. In the middle distance, below Red Bank, is the area called White Moss. On the right hand side is the old road which travels from the White Moss quarry over to Dove Cottage itself.

Provenance

Miss Merivale; Victor Rainaeker.


Dove Cottage and the Wordsworth Museum

Town End, Grasmere, Cumbria, LA22 9SH
015394 35544
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Opening times

Opening spring 2020. 7 April 2020 to 31 October 2020, 10:00 -17:30 (seven days per week) 1 November 2020 to 31 March 2021, 11:00 -16:30 (open Wednesday to Sunday) Christmas and New Year see website for details. Last admission will be one hour before closing.

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