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Oil painting - The Pool
  • The Pool
    Mulready, William RA, born 1786 - died 1863
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The Pool

  • Object:

    Oil painting

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (painted)

  • Date:

    ca. 1850 (painted)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Mulready, William RA, born 1786 - died 1863 (painter (artist))

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Oil on canvas

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Rev. Chauncey Hare Townshend

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

An oil painting of a pond (possibly Blackheath pond) surrounded by trees and ringed with thick undergrowth. A boy stands on the bank with a fishing rod just left of centre.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (painted)


ca. 1850 (painted)


Mulready, William RA, born 1786 - died 1863 (painter (artist))

Materials and Techniques

Oil on canvas


Height: 50.4 cm estimate, Width: 60.5 cm estimate, :

Object history note

Bqueathed by Rev. Chauncey Hare Townshend, 1868

Descriptive line

Oil Painting, 'The Pool', William Mulready RA, ca. 1850

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

Catalogue of British Oil Paintings 1820-1860, Ronald Parkinson, Victoria and Albert Museum, London: HMSO, 1990, p. 211
Waagen, Galleries and Cabinets of Art in Great Britain: Being an account of more than forty collections of Paintings, Drawings, Sculptures, Mss, etc, London, 1857, p.178.


Oil paint; Canvas


Oil painting




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