• Cattle watering in a river, a Castle beyond -
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    Watercolour over pencil

    26.3 by 38.8cm., 10 ? by 15 ? inches

  • View at Matlock, near the High Tor, Derbyshire -
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    Signed lower centre: J. Glover 1813

    Watercolour over pencil on wove paper watermarked: J WHATMAN/1809

    41.4 by 58.7 cm., 16 by 23 inches

     

    Exhibited:

    London, Society of Painters in Water-colours, 1814, no. 222, bt. Rev. J. Bostock for 210

     

    Provenance:

    The Rev. J. Bostock, 1814;

    With Frank T. Sabin, London, where bought October 1963;

    By descent to the present owner

     

    The High Tor is a sheer rock face, four hundred foot high, found near the village of Matlock in Derbyshire. It was a popular tourist attraction in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Glover exhibited nine views taken in and around Matlock at the Society of Painters in Water-colours in 1814 and 1815. This watercolour commanded the very high price of 210 in 1814.

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