• Wotton-under-Edge, Gloucestershire -

    Watercolour over pencil on laid Whatman paper

    251 x 383 mm, 10 x 15 ΒΌ in.



    with the Ruskin Gallery, Stratford-on-Avon


    Richards was the principal scene painter at Covent Garden Theatre from 1777 and one of the founding members of the Royal Academy and its secretary from 1788 until his death. His watercolours tend to be traditional topographical views in the manner of Paul Sandby.


    This is a view of the market town of Wotton-under-Edge in the Stroud area of Gloucestershire showing the parish church of St. Mary the Virgin.

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