The Avon Gorge from Clifton, Bristol
inscribed 'Clifton at Bristol' (on an old mount, according to an old label)
pencil and watercolour heightened with gum arabic and with scratching out on paper
678 x 9 in. (17.5 x 22.8 cm.)
London, Martyn Gregory, An Exhibition of British Watercolours 1750-1940, cat. 75, 16 November - 3 December 1999, no. 53.
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Taken from the relatively newly-incorporated Bristol suburb of Clifton, this watercolur offers a dramatic view of the Avon Gorge from the edge of the city. The cliff known as 'Sea Walls' is on the right, and in the distance is the Gothick tower of the 17th Century Cook's Folly.

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