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Watercolour - Louth Church, Lincolnshire
  • Louth Church, Lincolnshire
    Girtin, Thomas, born 1775 - died 1802
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Louth Church, Lincolnshire

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Lincolnshire (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1795 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Girtin, Thomas, born 1775 - died 1802 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Watercolour on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Edith, Lady Powell

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case WD, shelf 143, box B

Physical description

Landscape format watercolour on paper depicting the exterior of Louth Church, Lincolnshire. A man and a women sit together on a wall at the front on the painting. Signed by the artist.

Place of Origin

Lincolnshire (made)


ca. 1795 (made)


Girtin, Thomas, born 1775 - died 1802 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Watercolour on paper

Marks and inscriptions

Signed to the left of the centre near the bottom


Height: 38.3 cm, Width: 48.9 cm, Height: 15.125 in, Width: 19.25 in

Descriptive line

Watercolour on paper by Thomas Girtin depicting 'Louth Church, Lincolnshire'. Great Britain, ca. 1795.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Evans, Mark et al. Vikutoria & Arubāto Bijutsukan-zō : eikoku romanshugi kaigaten = The Romantic tradition in British painting, 1800-1950 : masterpieces from the Victoria and Albert Museum. Japan : Brain Trust, 2002
Victoria & Albert Museum Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design & Department of Paintings Accessions 1934 London: Published under the Authority of the Board of Education, 1935





Subjects depicted



Paintings; Landscapes; Topographical watercolours


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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