Collection

John Webber
English, 1751 - 1793

Bangor Abbey, North Wales, 1791
Watercolor, ink and pencil
Gift of Matthew Vassar
1864.1.222
Period: 18th c
Classification: Drawing
Dimensions: Matted: 22 x 28 in. (55.88 x 71.12 cm) Sight: 12 5/8 x 18 3/4 in. (32.07 x 47.63 cm) Sheet: 13 1/4 x 18 3/4 in. (33.66 x 47.63 cm)
Signatures, Inscriptions and Markings v
Signed and dated (LR): J. Webber del 1791
Provenance v
Collections: Elias Magoon
Published References v
1869 Catalog, #179
Exhibition History v
Poughkeepsie, NY, FLLAC, Vassar College, "Landscapes of Retrospection," October 15 - December 19, 1999; The David and Alfred Smart Museum of Art, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, January 25 - March 25, 2001; The Heinz Architectural Center, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, June 9 - September 2, 2001; Georgia Museum of Art, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, February 9 - April 7, 2002 (see below) Poughkeepsie, NY, Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Vassar College, "Catching Light: European and American Watercolors from the Permanent Collection," May 8- July 26, 2009.
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