• Rock Scenery near Matlock, Derbyshire -

    Signed lower left: T Burgefs 1805 and signed on the original mount: Rock Scenery near Matlock by T. Burgefs 1805

    Watercolour over pencil heightened with stopping out

    289 x 235 mm., 11 ½ x 9 ½ in.


    Burgess exhibited three Derbyshire views at the Royal Academy in 1806 including a view of Matlock Church. He died of tuberculosis at his father's house on Sloane Square on 23rd November 1807 aged only 23.

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