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.


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

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

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Dove Cottage and the Wordsworth Museum Town End, GRASMERE Cumbria LA22 9SH 01539 435 544

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