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Landscape with lake and ruins

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1792 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Gilpin, William Rev., born 1724 - died 1804 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Indian ink and wash

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Herbert Powell through Art Fund

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case WD, shelf 65, box (1)

Physical description

Landscape with lake and ruins. Inscribed on back 'Given to me by Mr. Gilpin Octr. 2d. 1792'.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)


ca. 1792 (made)


Gilpin, William Rev., born 1724 - died 1804 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Indian ink and wash

Marks and inscriptions

'Given to me by Mr. Gilpin Octr. 2d. 1792'
Inscribed on back


Height: 27.3 cm, Width: 36.5 cm

Descriptive line

Indian ink and wash drawing of a landscape with a lake and ruins by William Gilpin. Great Britain, ca. 1792.

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

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings Accessions 1968 London: HMSO, 1969


Indian ink; Wash

Subjects depicted

Landscapes (representations); Ruins


Drawings; Landscapes


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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