On the South Downs

Anthony Vandyke Copley Fielding, 1840

WAG 8182

About this object

This watercolour is a good example of the many views Fielding made of the Sussex Downs. He lived nearby in Brighton from 1829 and then moved along the coast to Worthing in 1847.

Object specifics

  • Other title(s)
    View over the Downs
  • Artist(s)
    Anthony Vandyke Copley Fielding (British: English, born:November 22 1787, died:3 March 1855)
  • Date
    1840
  • Materials
    Watercolour; Paper
  • Measurements
    paper: 45.5 cm x 62 cm
  • Physical description
  • Related people
    Agnew's Gallery (Previous owner); J A Baumbach (Previous owner); Cecil Francis Joseph Beausire (Previous owner); Joseph Beausire (Previous owner); Anthony Vandyke Copley Fielding (Artist/maker); Rome (Previous owner)
  • Other number(s)
    WAG Inventory Number: 8182
  • Credit line
    Bequeathed to the Walker Art Gallery by C F J Beausire in 1972
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Collection
    From the Walker Art Gallery collections

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Publications

  • English Watercolours in the Collection of C F J Beausire

    Edward Morris

    Author: Edward Morris
    Publisher: Walker Art Gallery, Printed by Elliot Bros. & Yeoman Ltd.
    Date: 1970
    Description:

Ownership

Previous owners

  • Cecil Francis Joseph Beausire

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: 1972
    Disposal method: Bequeathed to the Walker Art Gallery
  • Rome

    Owned from: 1934
    How acquired: Purchased from Christie's on 13 April 1934, Lot 11
    Owned until: Unknown or unrecorded
    Disposal method: Unknown or unrecorded
  • Joseph Beausire

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: 1934
    Disposal method: Sold at Christie's on 13 April 1934, Lot 11
  • Agnew's Gallery

    Owned from: 1900
    How acquired: Purchased from Christie's on 23 June 1900, Lot 10
    Owned until: Unknown or unrecorded
    Disposal method: Unknown or unrecorded
  • J A Baumbach

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: 1900
    Disposal method: Sold at Christie's on 23 June 1900, Lot 10

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