Shrewsbury, Shropshire

1792


Artist
Paul Sandby  (1731-1809)
Nationality
English
Medium
gouache and wash
Accession Number
1136
Credit line
Purchased with the assistance of a special grant from the Government of Victoria 1971
Collection Area
International Paintings
Gallery location
Not on display

A view across the River Severn, with the tower of the Abbey Church in the background. Shrewsbury is in the north west of England, close to the Welsh border. It seems probable that Sandby's drawings of Shropshire, upon which his later works are based, were done during his 1771 tour of Wales.

Support

Southern Grampians Shire Council

State Government of Victoria