London, South Kensington
24 January 2007
T H E H O L Y L A N D
Albert Goodwin, R.W.S. (1845-1932)
signed 'Albert Goodwin' (lower right) and inscribed 'The Crusaders' (lower left)
pencil, pen and brown ink, watercolour and bodycolour, with scratching out
10¾ x 15 in. (27.4 x 38.2 cm.)
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The chief aim of the Crusaders was to liberate Jersualem. Goodwin does not appear to have travelled to the Holy Land, so we must assume that this watercolour is a capriccio view.
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