Description & Technical information

The painting depicts Thirlmere lake in Cumbria prior its damming in the 1880s, with the mountain of Helvellyn in the distance. 

Dimensions: (framed) 81cm x 112cm (32 x 44”)

Dimensions: (canvas only) 61cm x 91cm (24” x 36”)

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Date:  1878
Period:  late 19th century
Signature: Signed by the artist.
Dimensions: 81 x 112 x 7.62 cm (31⁷/₈ x 44¹/₈ x 3 inches)
Provenance: Circa 1980: with Lyver and Boydell Galleries, Liverpool. Thence in private UK collection.

Exhibitions: 1878: exhibited at the Royal Society of British Artists (catalogue no.53) where sold for £350 (£33,000). 

Categories: Paintings, Drawings & Prints