Joshua Cristall
Arcadian Landscape 1830

Artwork details

Joshua Cristall 1767 or 8–1847
Arcadian Landscape
Date 1830
Medium Watercolour and graphite on paper
Dimensions Support: 254 x 219 mm
Acquisition Purchased 1974
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Catalogue entry

Joshua Cristall 1767–1847

T01852 Arcadian Landscape 1830

Inscribed ‘J. Cristall—1830—’ b.l. on old mount.
Watercolour and pencil, 9 15/16 x 8 9/16 (25.3 x 21.8).
Purchased at Christie’s out of funds donated by Mrs Winifred May Weaver 1974.
Coll:….; Francis Llewellyn Jenks, sold Christie’s 30 January 1974 (58), bt. Colnaghi for the Tate Gallery.
Exh: ? Society of Painters in Water Colours, 1831 (346,‘A Pastoral Subject with Shepherds conversing’).

The verso of the mount is inscribed: ‘this memorial of her kind friend Joshua Cristall for my niece. Fanny. 1847.’ Both the author of the inscription and ‘Fanny’ have yet to be identified.

Published in The Tate Gallery Report 1972–1974, London 1975.

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