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.
The Avon Gorge with Hotwells House, Bristol & The Avon Gorge looking towards the Bristol Channel by Francis Danby, c. 1815
© The Whitworth
- Pencil & watercolour
- 16.5 x 28 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £3,500 ( Total: £10,000)
- Acquired in:
- W/S Fine Art Ltd
These views were popular with locals and visitors to Bristol, then one of the busiest maritime cities in England.
Vixseboxse Galleries, Cleveland, Ohio; Agnew's, 2004; W/S Fine Art Ltd.
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