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Oil painting - St Benet's Abbey
  • St Benet's Abbey
    Müller, William James, born 1812 - died 1845
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St Benet's Abbey

  • Object:

    Oil painting

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (painted)

  • Date:

    1833 (painted)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Müller, William James, born 1812 - died 1845 (painter (artist))

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Oil on canvas

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Henry Louis Florence

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Oil painting entitled 'St Benet's Abbey' in Norfolk, depicting the ruined abbey. There is a dog and a horse and cart on the road in front of the abbey, with a figure ahead of the animals, walking away into the distance.

Place of Origin

Britain (painted)


1833 (painted)


Müller, William James, born 1812 - died 1845 (painter (artist))

Materials and Techniques

Oil on canvas

Marks and inscriptions

'W J M[in monogram]üller/1833'
Signed and dated by the artist, lower right


Height: 52.7 cm approx., Width: 73.7 cm approx., :

Object history note

Bequeathed by Henry L. Florence, 1916

Descriptive line

Oil painting entitled 'St Benet's Abbey' in Norfolk by William James Müller. Great Britain, 1833.

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

Catalogue of British Oil Paintings 1820-1860, Ronald Parkinson, Victoria and Albert Museum, London: HMSO, 1990, p. 195


Oil paint; Canvas


Oil painting

Subjects depicted

Windmills; Ruins; Abbey




Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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