Kirkstall Abbey

John Glover, 1807

WAG 844

About this object

Object specifics

  • Artist(s)
    John Glover (British: English, born:18 February 1767, died:9 December 1849)
  • Date
    1807
  • Materials
    Watercolour; White card
  • Measurements
    paper: 29.8 cm x 40.6 cm; image: 20.3 cm x 29.1 cm
  • Physical description
    Kirkstall Abbey can be seen in the distance of the watercolour view surrounded by trees and foliage. There is a river flowing through the foreground. Two figures are fishing near the waters edge, sheltered beneath a large tree on the right.
  • Related people
    Mrs Clarke (Previous owner); R C Evans (Previous owner); John Glover (Artist/maker); Mr Spitta (Previous owner)
  • Other number(s)
    WAG Inventory Number: 844
  • Credit line
    Presented to the Walker Art Gallery by R C Evans in 1925
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Collection
    From the Walker Art Gallery collections

Explore related

Publications

  • 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

  • R C Evans

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: 1925
    Disposal method: Presented to the Walker Art Gallery
  • Mrs Clarke

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: By descent from an ancestor 'connected with the Marquess of Bute'
    Owned until: Unknown or unrecorded
    Disposal method: Unknown or unrecorded
  • Mr Spitta

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

Inscriptions

Item inscriptions

  • Inscription text: Mr. Spitta - 20 Great Surrey St: Blackfriars
    Inscription method: Ink
    Inscription note:
    Inscription location: Back
Object view = Fine Art
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