Lake Scene with Ruined Castle

Paul Sandby, 1792

WAG 8187

About this object

Object specifics

  • Other title(s)
    Local Scene with Ruined Castle
  • Artist(s)
    Paul Sandby (British: English, born:baptized 12 January 1731, died:7 November 1809)
  • Date
  • Materials
    Watercolour, Gouache, Pen and Ink; Paper
  • Measurements
    image: 52.5 cm x 74.5 cms.
  • Physical description
    A landscape based on the typical scenery of the Wye Valley. On the left people and horses travel on a winding road which curves behind a tall tree. On the right is a copse and a river that flows beneath an outcrop in the middle distance.
  • Related people
    Cecil Francis Joseph Beausire (Previous owner); Fine Art Society (Previous owner); Paul Sandby (Artist/maker)
  • Other number(s)
    WAG Inventory Number: 8187
  • 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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    Date: 1970


Previous owners

  • Fine Art Society

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: Unknown or unrecorded
    Disposal method: Unknown or unrecorded
  • Cecil Francis Joseph Beausire

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: 1972-07
    Disposal method: Bequeathed to the Walker Art Gallery in 1972


Item inscriptions

  • Inscription text: P.Sanby 1792
    Inscription method:
    Inscription note:
    Inscription location: Front
  • Inscription text: Fine Arts Society, March 1961 Christie's Stencil,17HB (?)
    Inscription method: Label
    Inscription note:
    Inscription location: Backing
  • Inscription text: 10, 54
    Inscription method: Stuck down
    Inscription note:
    Inscription location: Backboard
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