Creator

Samuel Sparrow

Creator Nationality

British

Creation Date

1774

Description

A color print of the English Gothic architecture of Wenlock Monastery in ruins, with only a roofless nave and scattered outer walls surviving. A cloudy gray sky creates a romantic and mysterious scene.

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Provenance

From "The Antiquities of England and Wales" by Francis Grose, published by S. Hooper (London) in 1776

Medium

Print

Dimensions

5 x 6.5

Catalogue Number

2015.55

Keywords

british print, wenlock monastery, landscape, 2015.55

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