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