The West Aspect of Furness Abbey, Cumberland by Thomas Hearne

Hearne made his first visit to the Lake District in 1777, accompanying Joseph Farington and Sir George Beaumont.

Details

Medium:
Watercolour over pencil & pen & ink
Dimensions:
18.8 x 26.7 cm
Art Fund grant:
£2,300 ( Total: £4,500)
Acquired in:
2003
Vendor:
John Spink

Furness Abbey was a place visited by Wordsworth as a schoolboy.

Venue details

Dove Cottage and the Wordsworth Museum Town End, GRASMERE Cumbria LA22 9SH 01539 435 544 www.wordsworth.org.uk

Entry details

Free with National Art Pass (standard entry £7.50)

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