Rievaulx Abbey, Yorkshire

Rievaulx Abbey, Yorkshire



John Roe of Warwick (1771-1812)
Rievaulx Abbey, Yorkshire

With unidentified collector's mark verso
Watercolour over traces of pencil on laid paper
31.7 by 23 cm., 12 1/2 by 9 14 in.

John Roe exhibited views of old buildings and ruins mainly in the Midlands between 1771 and 1790 and was still working in 1812. Examples of his work are in the British Museum and the V & A with four watercolours in the Yale Center for British Art, New Haven. Another view of Rievaulx Abbey, Yorkshire by Roe is is in the Government Art Collection.


Height 31.7 cm / 1' 0 "
Width 23 cm / 9 "