Old Elvet, Durham
Old Elvet, Durham

WALTER CRANE RWS (1845-1915)

Old Elvet, Durham

1895 United Kingdom

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This view of Old Elvet was painted on the Cranes summer holiday 1895.

Crane writes:

For our usual summer outing we went to Durham, and were much impressed by the grandeur of the old Norman Cathedral and its commanding, castle-like position on the height above the wooded slopes, and found much to study, old Elvet bridge being particularly picturesque.(1)


1. In An Artist's Reminiscences, Methuen and Co., London, 1907, page 432
Dimensions
Height 16.50 cm (6.50 inches)
Width 21.10 cm (8.31 inches)
Stock Code
10112
Medium
Brown washes heightened with white
Signed/Inscribed
Signed with monogram, inscribed with title and dated Aug 28 '95

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