Fording the Stream

Fording the Stream

Title: Fording the Stream
Date: unknown or unrecorded
Artist(s): David Cox (British: English, born:29 April 1783, died:7 June 1859)
Materials: Watercolour; Gouache; Paper
Information: There is a greater breadth and freedom to this work compared with other, earlier, works by Cox in the collection. N. Neal Solly (active 1873 - 1894) described it as one of Cox's works of 'the highest quality' in his 'Memoir of the Life of David Cox' in 1873.

The view may show a scene in North Wales. Cox made annual sketching trips there between 1844 and 1856.
Accession no: WAG 8183
Credit line: Bequeathed to the Walker Art Gallery by C F J Beausire in 1972
Location: Item not currently on display