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Watercolour - Chapel of St. John the Baptist, Westminster Abbey
  • Chapel of St. John the Baptist, Westminster Abbey
    Coney, John, born 1786 - died 1833
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Chapel of St. John the Baptist, Westminster Abbey

  • Object:

    Watercolour

  • Place of origin:

    London (painted)

  • Date:

    1814 (painted)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Coney, John, born 1786 - died 1833 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Watercolour

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Henry Louis Florence

  • Museum number:

    P.73-1917

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case LD, shelf 12

Physical description

Watercolour entitled 'Chapel of St. John the Baptist, Westminster Abbey'. In the foreground is the tomb of Thomas Cecil, (d. 662), Earl of Exeter, with recumbent effigies of him and his first wife, with their heads toward the spectator. Against the wall beyond is the tomb of Lord Hunsdon, (d. 1598). On the left is the tomb of Hugh and Mary de Bohun, and on the right are the tombs of Bishop Ruthall (1552) and Abbot Colhester (1386-1420). Signed and dated by the artist.

Place of Origin

London (painted)

Date

1814 (painted)

Artist/maker

Coney, John, born 1786 - died 1833 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Watercolour

Marks and inscriptions

1814
Dated

Dimensions

Height: 22.25 in, Width: 18.25 in

Descriptive line

Watercolour entitled 'Chapel of St. John the Baptist, Westminster Abbey' by John Coney. Great Britain, 1814.

Materials

Water-colour

Techniques

Watercolour drawing

Subjects depicted

Abbeys; Interiors; Tombs; Chapels; Effigies

Categories

Paintings; Religion; Designs

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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