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Albert Goodwin, R.W.S. (1845-1932)
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Albert Goodwin, R.W.S. (1845-1932)

Whitby Abbey

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Albert Goodwin, R.W.S. (1845-1932)
Whitby Abbey
signed and dated '1909/Albert Goodwin' (lower right) and inscribed 'Whitby Abbey.' (lower left)
watercolour and bodycolour, unframed
9 x 11¼ in. (23 x 28.5 cm.)
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Lot Essay

Whitby Abbey was founded by Saint Hilda in 657 and destroyed by the Danes in 867. The ruin as we see it now belongs essentially to the thirteenth century. In 1830, one of the towers collapsed and the Abbey today looks just as it does in the watercolour.
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