View of the port of Exmouth in Devon at sunrise or sunset.
Exmouth 1811 by John White Abbott, 17631851
© Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery
- Acquired in:
- Bequeathed by:
- Lady Frances Ann Stevens through The Art Fund
The artist painted mainly in the vicinity of Exeter, where he lived and worked as an apothecary. The palette of brown and blue and bold outline drawing, influenced by Francis Towne, conveys a strong sense of radiant light, shadow and atmosphere.
Collection of Lady Frances Anne Stevens.
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