Caernarvon Castle by Sir Frank Brangwyn

This work depicts the artist's romantic response to a very familiar Welsh landmark.

Details

Medium:
Oil on board
Dimensions:
62 x 75 cm
Art Fund grant:
£1,663 ( Total: £11,163)
Acquired in:
2002
Vendor:
Bonhams

The work is rapidly painted in oils on composition board over a thin red ground. The artist's works in oil on this relatively small scale are really oil sketches, and this picture has the fluency and apparent speed of execution that Brangwyn's contemporaries admired.

Provenance

Not recorded.

Venue details

STORIEL Ffordd Gwynedd, BANGOR Gwynedd LL57 1DT 01248 353 368 www.gwynedd.gov.uk/museums

Entry details

Free to all

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