Francis Danby 1793–1861
T01522 The Tranquil Lake: Sunset Seen through a Ruined Abbey 1825
Canvas, 35½ x 56¾ (90 x 144).
Purchased from the Sabin Galleries Ltd (Grant-in-Aid) 1972.
Coll: ...; in the trade, Co. Durham, c.1945; ...; acquired by the Sabin Galleries, c.1967.
Exh: Irish Art in the 19th Century, Crawford Municipal School of Art, Cork, October-December 1971 (27, repr.).
Lit: E.W.Adams, Francis Danby (Ph.D. thesis, London University), 1969, p.328, no.51 (revised edition to be published c. 1973 with repr. in colour); Cyril Barrett, ‘Irish art in the nineteenth century’ in Connoisseur, CLXXVIII, 1971, p.231, repr. p…