View of Capel Curig

John Warwick Smith, 1806

WAG 456

About this object

Object specifics

  • Artist(s)
    John 'Warwick' Smith (British, born:26 July 1749, died:22 March 1831)
  • Date
    1806
  • Materials
    Watercolour; Pencil; Paper
  • Measurements
    image: 14.4 cm x 22.6 cm
  • Physical description
    View of a lake with mountains in the distance. In the centre, across from the lake is a small row of houses.
  • Related people
    Lousia Finch-Hatton (Previous owner); George Greville (Previous owner); Robert Fulke Greville (Previous owner); L Kashnor (Previous owner); John 'Warwick' Smith (Artist/maker)
  • Other number(s)
    WAG Inventory Number: 456
  • Credit line
    Purchased by the Walker Art Gallery in 1929
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Collection
    From the Walker Art Gallery collections

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Publications

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    Jessica Feather

    Author: Jessica Feather
    Publisher: Liverpool University Press & National Museums Liverpool
    Date: 2010
    Description: Lord Leverhulme's Collection catalogue of Watercolours and Drawings in the Lady Lever Art Gallery

  • Early English Drawings and Watercolours in the Walker Art Gallery

    Edward Morris & Timothy Stevens

    Author: Edward Morris & Timothy Stevens
    Publisher: Liverpool Letterpress Limited, Member of the Steel House Press
    Date: 1968
    Description: Catalogue of Early English Drawings and Watercolours in the Walker Art Gallery collection

Ownership

Previous owners

  • L Kashnor

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: 1929
    Disposal method: Purchased by the Walker Art Gallery
  • Lousia Finch-Hatton

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: Unknown or unrecorded
    Disposal method: By descent
  • Robert Fulke Greville

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: Unknown or unrecorded
    Disposal method: By descent
  • George Greville

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: Unknown or unrecorded
    Disposal method: By descent

Inscriptions

Item inscriptions

  • Inscription text: View of Capel Carig in Dyffryn Mymbin, seen across its lakes, Llynian Capel Curig - and looking towards the mountains, clustering about Llyn Ogwen. (on mount) taken June 8 1806 (verso)
    Inscription method:
    Inscription note:
    Inscription location: Mount
  • Inscription text: JACKSON
    Inscription method: Label
    Inscription note:
    Inscription location: Back
  • Inscription text: : 173
    Inscription method: Ink
    Inscription note: (On recto on original card, top left corner, in ink)
    Inscription location: Upper left
Object view = Fine Art
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