London, South Kensington
27 January 2009
Henry Cave (1779-1836)
View of the Gatehouse, Kirkham Priory, Yorkshire
signed, inscribed and dated 'H. Cave York/1825' (lower right, partially overmounted) and further signed and inscribed 'The entrance to Kirkham Priory Yorkshire H Cave' (on the reverse)
9¼ x 11 7/8 in. (23.5 x 30.2 cm.); and a larger View of York Minster from the south west by John Coney (2)
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Henry Cave was a York topographer. He taught drawing and was employed by the Cholmodley family who later replaced him with John Sell Cotman. He exhibited at the R.A. and B.I. from 1814-25.
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