A View in Radnorshire
William West (Bristol 1801 – Chelsea 1861)
Oil painting on canvas, A View in Radnorshire by William West (Bristol 1801 – Chelsea 1861). A view near a large mansion with outbuilding on left, with a tree stump in foreground and various rocks and bushes. A raincloud is approaching from left.
Bequeathed to William Gibbs by his brother George Henry Gibbs (1785 - 1842); purchased by the National Trust from the estate of the late George Richard Lawley Gibbs, 2nd Baron Wraxall (1928 – 2001) with the assistance of the NHMF, Art Fund and donations from members and supporters in 2002
Tyntesfield, The Gibbs Collection (National Trust)
Marks and inscriptions
Recto: Gilt label at centre of bottom edge of frame reads: ' WEST '.
Makers and roles
William West (Bristol 1801 – Chelsea 1861), artist Frederick Waters Watts (1800 - Hampstead 1862) , artist