George Robert LewisHereford, Dynedor and the Malvern Hills, from the Haywood Lodge, Harvest Scene, Afternoon 1815

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Artist
George Robert Lewis (1782‑1871)
Title
Hereford, Dynedor and the Malvern Hills, from the Haywood Lodge, Harvest Scene, Afternoon
Date 1815
MediumOil paint on canvas
Dimensionssupport: 416 x 597 mm frame: 625 x 800 x 92 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Presented by the Rev. Stopford Brooke 1904
Reference
N02961

Summary

Lewis studied with Henry Fuseli (1741–1825) at the Royal Academy, and painted landscape at the beginning of his career, becoming known principally as a portrait painter after 1820. He exhibited Hereford, Dynedor and the Malvern Hills ... along with Hereford, from the Haywood, Noon (N02960) and twelve small harvest scenes set in the same locality, two of which are in also in Tate’s collection (T03234 and T03235), at the Society of Painters in Oil and Water Colours in April 1816, announcing them all as ‘painted on the spot’; all these works have very specific titles giving topographical details of the viewpoint and time of day they were painted… (read more)

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