Plymouth Harbour by Thomas Rowlandson

Maritime view of Plymouth harbour, with boats at sail and in dry dock, by the 18th-century caricaturist and watercolourist Thomas Rowlandson.

Details

Medium:
Watercolour
Acquired in:
2006
Bequeathed by:
Lady Frances Ann Stevens through The Art Fund

The work is painted in a palette of warm brown and cool grey-blues. In the foreground are lively figures of people and horses.

Provenance

Collection of Lady Frances Ann Stevens.

Venue details

Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery Drake Circus, PLYMOUTH Devon PL4 8AJ 01752 304774 www.plymhearts.org

Entry details

Free to all

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