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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Due to our redevelopment project, Reimagining Wordsworth, our opening times will vary in 2020. Please check our website ahead of your visit for more information.

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