• South East View of Balliol College, Oxford -
    Price on request

    Signed lower right

    Watercolour over traces of pencil heightened with bodycolour

    184 x 283 mm., 7 x 11 in.

     

    Provenance:

    Frederick Joseph Morrell (1811-1882);

    By descent until 2016

     

    Skelton produced engravings of both Oxford and Cambridge views and also engraved a series of 154 etchings of the collection of armour at Goodrich Court in 1823. He was the engraver of a watercolour by Frederick Mackenzie of the same view published in 1827.

     

    This watercolour originally belonged to Frederick Morrell of the well known Oxford family. He was the solicitor to the University of Oxford and trustee of the Morrell brewery.

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