• Old Master & 19th Century Pain auction at Christies

    Sale 5860

    Old Master & 19th Century Paintings, Drawings & Watercolours

    11 December 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 78

    Thomas Daniell, R.A. (Chertsey 1749-1840 London)

    A view of the highest peak of Mount Snowdon, North Wales

    Price Realised  

    Thomas Daniell, R.A. (Chertsey 1749-1840 London)
    A view of the highest peak of Mount Snowdon, North Wales
    oil on canvas
    18 1/8 x 24 1/8 in. (46 x 61.2 cm.)


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    Thomas Daniell, most famous for his topographical views of India, visited Wales in 1807 with his nephew William, and a Mr. Davis. They explored the surrounding countryside for several weeks, and during this time Thomas Daniell painted the present picture among others, including a view of Lamphey Bishops Palace, near Pembroke.

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    Provenance

    Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, London, 15 July 1998, lot 65.


    Exhibited

    London, Royal Academy, 1808, no. 242.