St Benet's Abbey

Oil Painting
1833 (painted)
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Not currently on display at the V&A

Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

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.


object details
Category
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Oil on canvas
Brief Description
Oil painting entitled 'St Benet's Abbey' in Norfolk by William James Müller. Great Britain, 1833.
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.
Dimensions
  • Approx. height: 52.7cm
  • Approx. width: 73.7cm
Style
Marks and Inscriptions
'W J M[in monogram]üller/1833' (Signed and dated by the artist, lower right)
Credit line
Bequeathed by Henry Louis Florence
Object history
Bequeathed by Henry L. Florence, 1916
Subjects depicted
Place Depicted
Bibliographic Reference
Catalogue of British Oil Paintings 1820-1860, Ronald Parkinson, Victoria and Albert Museum, London: HMSO, 1990, p. 195
Collection
Accession Number
P.63-1917

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record createdApril 16, 2007
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