Crossing the Ford

William Mulready the elder, RA (Ennis 1786 - London 1863)
National Trust Inventory Number 221369

Category Paintings
Date 1800 - 1863
Materials Oil on canvas
Measurements 590 x 495 mm
Place of origin
Collection Goddards, North Yorkshire
On show at Goddards, North Yorkshire, Yorkshire and North East, National Trust

Summary description

Oil painting on canvas, Crossing the Ford by William Mulready the elder, RA (Ennis 1786 - London 1863). A peasant girl being carried over a ford by two peasant boys in a landscape setting. It is set into a giltwood frame, inscribed with 'CROSSING THE FORD' and 'WM MULREADY RA'.

Provenance

Bequeathed by Kathleen (Kay) Elizabeth Mary Cooper Abbs (1901-1974)

Marks and inscriptions

CROSSING THE FORD/WM MULREADY RA (painted in black on frame)

Makers and roles

William Mulready the elder, RA (Ennis 1786 - London 1863), artist

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Periods 19th century (166268)
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Subjects
Object Type Oil painting (11738)

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