Six views on the River Wye by Ralph W Lucas

This set of watercolours represent the views and viewpoints of the Piercefield Walks, one of the most famous picturesque walks of the later 18th century and an essential part of the Wye Tour.


Details

Medium:
Pencil & watercolour
Dimensions:
15.2 x 31.8 cm each
Art Fund grant:
£900 ( Total: £2,400)
Acquired in:
2005
Vendor:
Christie's

One of the watercolours is of Piercefield House at its peak with the new facade created by Sir John Soane and the additional portico, wings and pavilions. The house is now a ruin.

Provenance

Not known.

Venue details

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Entry details

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