Exmouth 1811 by John White Abbott

View of the port of Exmouth in Devon at sunrise or sunset.


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.

Venue details

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

Entry details

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