Edward the Confessor's Shrine, Westminster Abbey

Watercolour
1814 (painted)
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Watercolour depicting 'Edward the Confessor's Shrine, Westminster Abbey'. In the centre stands the shrine (erected 1269); against the end nearer to the spectator is the Coronation Chair. Further away than the shrine and to the right of it is seen part of the Grille and the Chantry Chapel of Henry V; nearer, and further to the right, is the tomb of Queen Philippa (d. 1369), queen of Edward III, and on the extreme right is part of the tomb of Edward III, (d. 1377). On the extreme left is part of the tomb of Edward I, (d. 1307); in the next arcade is the tomb of Henry III, (d. 1272). Signed and dated by the artist.


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Watercolour
Brief Description
Watercolour entitled 'Edward the Confessor's Shrine, Westminster Abbey' by John Coney. Great Britain, 1814.
Physical Description
Watercolour depicting 'Edward the Confessor's Shrine, Westminster Abbey'. In the centre stands the shrine (erected 1269); against the end nearer to the spectator is the Coronation Chair. Further away than the shrine and to the right of it is seen part of the Grille and the Chantry Chapel of Henry V; nearer, and further to the right, is the tomb of Queen Philippa (d. 1369), queen of Edward III, and on the extreme right is part of the tomb of Edward III, (d. 1377). On the extreme left is part of the tomb of Edward I, (d. 1307); in the next arcade is the tomb of Henry III, (d. 1272). Signed and dated by the artist.
Dimensions
  • Height: 22in
  • Width: 18.5in
Marks and Inscriptions
1814 (Dated)
Credit line
Bequeathed by Henry Louis Florence
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Accession Number
P.72-1917

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