View from Skiddaw over Derwentwater

Watercolor and graphite on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper mounted on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream laid paper | 27.3 x 32.4cm | between 1772 and 1782

Thomas Hearne

Thomas Hearne visited the Lake District in 1777 and again in 1778 as part of longer tours of the north of England and Scotland on which he accompanied Sir George Beaumont. Hearne's extraordinary view of Derentwater, the "most generally admired" of th...
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