The Avon Gorge with Hotwells House, Bristol & The Avon Gorge looking towards the Bristol Channel by Francis Danby

This pair of watercolours dates from Danby's stay in Bristol, when he was beginning to find a ready market for his picturesque views of the Avon Gorge and its environs.


Details

Medium:
Pencil & watercolour
Dimensions:
16.5 x 28 cm
Art Fund grant:
£3,500 ( Total: £10,000)
Acquired in:
2005
Vendor:
W/S Fine Art Ltd

These views were popular with locals and visitors to Bristol, then one of the busiest maritime cities in England.

Provenance

Vixseboxse Galleries, Cleveland, Ohio; Agnew's, 2004; W/S Fine Art Ltd.

Venue details

The Whitworth The University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester Greater Manchester M15 6ER 0161 275 7450 www.manchester.ac.uk/whitworth

Entry details

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