Skip to main content

The Vale of Clwyd (1849): 1788

An image of Painting

Terms of use

These images are provided for non-commercial use under a Creative Commons License (BY-NC-ND). To license a high resolution version, please contact our image library who will discuss fees, terms and waivers.

Download this image

Creative commons explained - what it means, how you can use our's and other people's content.

Colours in this image

Alternative views

Object information

Titles

The Vale of Clwyd (1849)

Maker(s)

Cox, David, the elder (Painter)

Notes

History note: George Briscoe, of Wolverhampton; his sale, Christie's, 12 May 1860 (34), bt. Frederick Timmins; sold by Timmings, 1872; Mariano de Murrieta, by 1873; Messrs Murrieta sale, Christie's, 30 April 1892 (69), bt. Agnew; T.J. Barrett, R.A.; Barrett sale, Christie's, 11 May 1916 (44), bt. Robson

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1936) by Young, Arthur W.

Dating

Production date: AD/CE 1849

School or Style

British

People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support: composed of canvas Frame: Depth 7.2 cm Height 115.2 cm Width 164 cm
Canvas: Height 90.5 cm Width 142.3 cm

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on canvas

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: David Cox.
  • Location: Lower left
  • Signature
  • Text: 1849
  • Location: Lower left
  • Date
  • Text: 'Vale of Clwyd, G. Briscoe Esq.'
  • Location: Verso, stretcher
  • Method of creation: MS
  • Label
  • Text: Messrs. Agnew, Old Bond St.
  • Location: Verso, frame
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Label
  • Text: Guildhall Loan Exhibition, 1897 / The Vale of Clwyd / Lent by T.J. Barratt, Bell-Moor / Upper Heath, Hampstead
  • Location: Verso, frame
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Label

References and bibliographic entries

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: 1788
Primary reference Number: 841
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 24 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

Citation for print

This record can be cited in the Harvard Bibliographic style using the text below:

The Fitzwilliam Museum (2020) "Painting" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/841 Accessed: 2022-01-20 23:52:11

Citation for Wikipedia

To cite this record on Wikipedia you can use this code snippet:

{{cite web|url=https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/841|title=Painting|author=The Fitzwilliam Museum|accessdate=2022-01-20 23:52:11|publisher=The University of Cambridge}}

Bootstrap HTML code for reuse

<div class="text-center my-3"> <figure class="figure"> <img src="https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/imagestore/pdp/pdp2/1788.jpg" alt="The Vale of Clwyd (1849)" class="img-fluid" /> <figcaption class="figure-caption text-info">The Vale of Clwyd (1849)</figcaption> </figure> </div>

Please enter your name as you would like to be addressed
Please enter your email address
The object accession number - this is prefilled
Please enter your query with as much detail as possible

More objects and works of art you might like

Shoreham Vale

Accession Number: PD.156-1985

Trevillet Vale

Accession Number: P.973-R

Deserted Mill, Trevillet Vale

Accession Number: P.989-R

Dedham Vale

Accession Number: 899.6

You might be interested in this...

Sign up for updates

Updates about future exhibitions and displays, family activities, virtual events & news. You'll be the first to know...

University of Cambridge Museums logo
Arts Council England Logo
Research England logo
The Technology Partnership logo
Brewin Dolphin Logo