PAUL SANDBY, R.A. | An extensive pastoral landscape with figures and a horse beneath a tree, a riverside town in the middle distance
PAUL SANDBY, R.A.
Nottingham 1730 - 1809 London
An extensive pastoral landscape with figures and a horse beneath a tree, a riverside town in the middle distance
Bodycolour on paper, laid onto canvas
670 by 920 mm (drawing)
815 by 1060 mm (frame)
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Overall this impressive picture is well preserved. The bodycolour retains much of its strength and power. There are minor areas of flaking and pigment loss - in the sky and at the edges, in particular. The paper is laid down onto a canvas - probably by Sandby himself. The frame is fine quality but a little worn.
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