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Watercolour - View of Mountains near Aberddwla, Wales

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Basic Information

Accession Number:1921P93
Collection:Fine Art Prints and Drawings
Date:1777-06-27 - 1777-06-27

Maker Information

Artist:Francis Towne - View biography for Francis Towne


In 1775 Towne made a tour of Wales where this watercolour was made.His economic use of line and his flat sections of delicate colour have made him of interest to many twentieth century painters, who have found in his approach something of the 'modern'. The watercolour is inscribed on the reverse by the artist with the date 'June 27th 1977' and 'drawn on the spot by Francis Towne'.

Acquired through the John Feeney Charitable Trust, 1921.

Further Information

Production Period:18th century
School/Style:Welsh Landscape
Medium:Watercolour over pen and ink on paper.

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Height:222 mm
Width:281 mm