Derby from a Field adjoining Abbey Barns by Thomas Christopher Hofland

Hofland lived in Derby from 1805 to 1808 where he worked as a drawing teacher.


Oil on canvas
70.5 x 93.3 cm
Art Fund grant:
£10,000 ( Total: £40,000)
Acquired in:
Christopher Foley

The work depicts the city of Derby with cows and figures in a field in the foreground.

Venue details

Derby Museum and Art Gallery The Strand, DERBY Derbyshire DE1 1BS 01332 641 901

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