A View on the River Dart, Devon, with a Man with a Gun

Edmund Ward Gill (1794-1854)
National Trust Inventory Number 509851

Category Paintings
Date 1846 (label on reverse)
Materials Oil on canvas
Measurements 290 x 420 mm
Place of origin Devon
Collection Benthall Hall, Shropshire (Accredited Museum)
On show at Benthall Hall, Shropshire, Midlands, National Trust

Summary description

Oil painting on canvas, A View on the River Dart, Devon with a Man with a Gun by Edmund Ward Gill (1794-1854), inscribed: View on the River Dart, Devon. Edmund Gill pinxt 1846 (written in ink on paper label pasted on back). A man with a gun and two dogs walking on a wooded hill over looking the River Dart.

Provenance

Painted in 1846 by Edward Ward Gill. Owned by Mary Clementina Benthall (1879-1960) and recorded in the 1957 list of pictures, furniture etc suggested for retention at Benthall Hall by the National Trust. Transferred to the ownership of the National Trust with the contents of Benthall Hall in the Deed Of Gift made by Mary Clementina Benthall and dated 8th August 1958. Recorded in the Inventory Of National Trust Property At Benthall Hall dated 1st October 1963.

Credit line

Benthall Hall, The Benthall Collection (National Trust)

Marks and inscriptions

Verso: View on the River Dart, Devon. Edmund Gill pinxt 1846 (written in ink on paper label pasted on back)

Makers and roles

Edmund Ward Gill (1794-1854), artist

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Periods 19th century (170686)
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Subjects Landscape (485)
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