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Watercolour - North Foreland Lighthouse
  • North Foreland Lighthouse
    Grimm, Samuel Hieronymus
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North Foreland Lighthouse

  • Object:

    Watercolour

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (made)
    North Foreland (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1750-1790 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Grimm, Samuel Hieronymus (Artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Watercolour

  • Credit Line:

    Given by William Smith Esq.

  • Museum number:

    1730-1871

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case WD, shelf 29

Physical description

Watercolour landscape drawing on paper depicting a coastal scene. To the left of the picture there is a glimpse of the sea from where a path curves into the foreground and back to the centre of the image, to a small group of houses with smoking chimneys. On the right stands an imposing tower with a smoking chimney (the lighthouse).

Place of Origin

Britain (made)
North Foreland (made)

Date

ca. 1750-1790 (made)

Artist/maker

Grimm, Samuel Hieronymus (Artist)

Materials and Techniques

Watercolour

Dimensions

Height: 9 5/8 in, :, Width: 14 3/8 in

Descriptive line

Watercolour drawing by Samuel Hieronymus Grimm entitled 'North Foreland Lighthouse'. Great Britain, ca. 1750-1790.

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

William Hauptman, Samuel Hieronymus Grimm (1733-1794) : a very English Swiss Milan : 5 Continents Editions, 2014. ISBN: 9788874396627
P. 102

Materials

Watercolour; Paper

Techniques

Painting

Subjects depicted

Chimney; Sea; Lighthouse

Categories

Paintings; Topographical watercolours

Production Type

Unique

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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