Lindisfarne Castle and Abbey, Holy Island, by Moonlight

John Moore (1820-1902)
National Trust Inventory Number 511861

Category Art / Oil paintings
Date 1877 (signed and dated)
Materials Oil on canvas
Measurements 1016 x 1270 mm (40 x 50 in)
Place of origin Northumberland
Collection Lindisfarne Castle, Northumberland (Accredited Museum)
Not on show

Summary description

Oil painting on canvas, Lindisfarne Castle and Abbey, Holy Island by Moonlight by John Moore (1820-1902), signed and dated 1877. The Castle and Lime Kilns (pre-Lutyens) by moonlight entitled The Castle and Abbey Lindisfarne. The sketch for this picture was exhibited at the Ipswich Art Society in 1877 (229).


Purchased for the National Trust at Christie's, South Kensington, 16 May 2007, lot 475.

Marks and inscriptions

Bottom left, in red: J Moore / 1877

Makers and roles

John Moore (1820-1902), artist

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Periods 19th century (173944)
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Subjects National Trust Places (670)
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