T03300 LANHERNE BAY NEAR THE NUNNERY, CORNWALL 1819
Inscribed ‘Lanherne Bay near the
Nunnery-Cornwall/11 Augt 1819’ in ink across lower edge
Watercolour on paper, 5 3/4 × 7 1/2 (14.7 × 19)
Purchased from Stanhope Shelton 1981
Prov: , bt in the London art trade by Stanhope Shelton c. 1980 (as by Joshua Cristall).
The bay depicted in T03300 is some six miles north of Newquay on the north Cornish coast, and is today known as the bay of Mawgan Porth, a small town which stands at its head, and at the entrance to the Vale of Lanherne…