St Sauveur, Dives, Normandy

Richard Parkes Bonington, 1821 about possibly

WAG 9196

About this object

This is a pencil study for the finished watercolour 'St Sauveur, Dives, Normandy', also in the collection of the Walker Art Gallery ( WAG 967). It shows the architectural detail of the church's west door and surrounding building work exactly as it appears in the finished watercolour, omitting the procession of people outside the entrance who appear in the finished version.

Object specifics

  • Other title(s)
    Dives-Sur-Mer, Eglise Notre Dame; The Church at Dives
  • Artist(s)
    Richard Parkes Bonington (British: English, born:25 October 1802, died:23 September 1828)
  • Date
    1821 about possibly
  • Materials
    Pencil; Paper
  • Measurements
    image: 26.2 cm x 33.6 cm
  • Physical description
    A view of a church emphasising the architectural details of the corner structure that is adorned with ornate wall carvings. On the left there is a partial drawing of a small cottage.
  • Related people
    John Baskett (Previous owner); Richard Parkes Bonington (Artist/maker)
  • Other number(s)
    WAG Inventory Number: 9196
  • Credit line
    Purchased by the Walker Art Gallery in 1976
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Collection
    From the Walker Art Gallery collections

Ownership

Previous owners

  • John Baskett

    Owned from: 1976
    How acquired: bought from Christie's on 9 November 1976, Lot 43
    Owned until: 1976
    Disposal method: Purchased on behalf of the Walker Art Gallery

Inscriptions

Item inscriptions

  • Inscription text: 74
    Inscription method: Brown ink
    Inscription note:
    Inscription location: Front; Upper left
  • Inscription text: 620 YD
    Inscription method: Stencil
    Inscription note:
    Inscription location: On backboard
  • Inscription text: Bonington
    Inscription method: Pencil
    Inscription note:
    Inscription location: Back; Upper right
  • Inscription text: Cream Mt 16 3/4 x 14 1/4 / 13 3/4
    Inscription method: Pencil
    Inscription note:
    Inscription location: Backing
  • Inscription text: 12
    Inscription method:
    Inscription note:
    Inscription location: Back; Upper left
  • Inscription text: 348 Bk/2Crea? [lleg] / S17 x 14 1/4 [crossed out] /
    Inscription method:
    Inscription note:
    Inscription location:
Object view = Fine Art
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