JOSHUA CRISTALL P.O.W.S.
Cornwall 1767 - 1847 London
Nant Gwynant, Caernavonshire, North Wales
Watercolour over pencil, heightened with bodycolour, stopping out and scratching out; inscribed verso: Scene in Nant Gwynant ? Caernarvonshire / C.?
298 by 402 mm (drawing)
485 by 615 mm (frame)
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There has been some fading to the most delicate pigments in this work but the overall impression is that the image remains strong and easily readable.
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With P. & D. Colnaghi, London;
with The English Watercolour Gallery, London