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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1965.561
People
Style of Francis Danby, British (Wexford Ireland 1793 - 1861 Exmouth)
Title
View Across the Avon Gorge
Other Titles
Alternate Title: Landscape / Scenic Landscape
Classification
Paintings
Work Type
painting
Date
19th century
Culture
British
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/227953
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Oil on panel
Dimensions
18.4 × 24.5 cm (7 1/4 × 9 5/8 in.)
framed: 31.1 × 37.5 × 4.1 cm (12 1/4 × 14 3/4 × 1 5/8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: l.r.: F. Danby
Provenance
H. G. Simpson.
Richard Feigen Gallery, 1962, Gift to Fogg Art Museum, 1965.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Richard L. Feigen
Accession Year
1965
Object Number
1965.561
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Eric Adams, Francis Danby: Varieties of Poetic Landscape, Yale University Press (New Haven, CT and London, England, 1973), no. 69, p. 183, reproudced in b/w, fig. 88

Edgar Peters Bowron, European Paintings Before 1900 in the Fogg Art Museum: A Summary Catalogue including Paintings in the Busch-Reisinger Museum, Harvard University Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, 1990), p. 104; repr. as no. 53

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