Cader Idris, North Wales

Cader Idris, North Wales



Francis Danby, A.R.A. (1793-1861)
Cader Idris, North Wales

Watercolour over pencil
18.6 by 29.7 cm., 7 ¼ by 11 ½ in.

With Thos. Agnew & Sons Ltd (no.47584), 1986;
Private Collection

Francis Greenacre, Francis Danby 1793-1861, exhibition catalogue, 1988, p.168

Francis Greenacre (
op. cit.) dates this watercolour to circa 1820. An earlier view of Cader Idris by Danby is in the Courtauld Institute (D.1952.RW.4553). Danby is recorded as visiting Wales in 1813 but there is little firm evidence to support it.