The Cross at Salisbury While Under Repair by William Callow

A view looking down Minster Street in Salisbury showing medieval buildings.

Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
25.2 x 35 cm
Art Fund grant:
£625 ( Total: £2,500)
Acquired in:
2004
Vendor:
Mrs A E Condello

It provides a record of restoration work being carried out on the Market (Poultry) Cross. This market cross has proved to be a popular subject with artists and illustrators and this depiction is especially important as it depicts the cross with repair work in progress.

Provenance

Royal Academy 1874; Sotheby's USA 1988; Lacewing Fine Art Gallery, Wiltshire 1994; Mrs A E Condello.

Venue details

The Salisbury Museum The King's House, 65 The Close, SALISBURY Wiltshire SP1 2EN 01722 332151 www.salisburymuseum.org.uk

Entry details

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