• Llandegai Church and Bridge, Carnarvonshire, North Wales -
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    Inscribed verso: Llandegai Church & Bridge
    Pen and brown ink and watercolour over pencil on laid paper
    22.8 by 29.8cm., 9 by 11 inches

    Llandegai lies 1 miles south-east of Bangor. In the far right distance Penrhyn Castle is just visible in the trees. At this date it was still a medieval manor house before being transformed into a 19th century neo-Norman fantasy castle by the architect Thomas Hopper in 1827 by another member of the Pennant family, George Dawkins Pennant.
  • Llanidan Church, Anglesey -
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    signed with initials lower centre, dated 1806 and inscribed with title

    watercolour over pencil

    15.4 by 27.3cm., 6 by 10 3/4 inches

     

    Llanidan is a parish sitting on the banks of the Menai Straits in south-east Anglesey which includes the village of Brynsiencyn. This shows old Llanidan church dedicated to St Aidan, a seventh century bishop.

  • The Wrekin, Shropshire -
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    Signed on border lower left: Moses Griffith delin/t and numbered 67 in pencil

    Pen and brown ink and watercolour heightened with touches of bodycolour on laid paper with original pen and ink border

    20.9 by 32.1cm., 8 1/4 by 12 1/2 inches

     

    The Wrekin is a hill in east Shropshire, four miles west of Telford. It rises to a height of 1335 feet and is visible for miles around. On its summit is an Iron Age fort

     

    Provenance:

    Thomas Pennant (1726-1798);

    By descent to his granddaughter who married the 17th Earl of Denbigh;

    Viscount Feilding, his sale, Christie?s, 5th June 1938;

    With Walker Galleries, London, 1939;

    Iolo Williams;

    With Andrew Clayton-Payne;

    Private Collection until 2008

     

    Exhibited:

    London, Walker Galleries, Exhibition of Watercolour Drawings by Moses Griffith,

    February 1939, no.69

  • Kenilworth Castle, Warwickshire -
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