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Valley and glacier of Grindelwald; farm and outbuildings to right with sheep grazing in front, other houses in hollow in centre, flat plains beyond with mountains rising behind
Watercolour and pen and grey ink over graphite
- Production date
Height: 330 millimetres
Width: 484 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- Engraved by William Woollett, published by Pars, 1774, and by Boydell 1783.
One of a series of Alpine scenes painted by Pars to record a journey he made in 1770 in the company of Lord Palmerston. For curatorial comment on these Alpine watercolours see 1870,0514.1220. For a detailed account of the whole tour see A. Wilton, 'William Pars: Journey Through the Alps', (Zurich, 1979).
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
1990 Jul-Nov, Grasmere, Dove Cottage, Wordsworth and the Alps, (no cat.)
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