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A Prospect of Calder Abbey

Photo credit: Lakeland Arts Trust

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Matthias Read has been described as the ‘father of Cumbrian painting’, although he originated from London. He settled in Whitehaven and much of his early work shows the strong influence of Read’s Dutch master, Jan Wyck. Read achieved a degree of commercial success when he was commissioned by Lord John Lowther to make copies of some of the paintings in the Lowther collection, including works by Italian Renaissance masters.

Abbot Hall Art Gallery

Kendal

  • Date

    1715–1720

  • Medium

    oil on panel

  • Measurements

    114 x 114 cm

  • Accession number

    AH 2826/86

  • Acquisition method

    purchased with assistance of the Victoria and Albert Museum Purchase Grant Fund, the Art Fund and the Friends of Abbot Hall, 1986

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Abbot Hall Art Gallery

Kirkland, Kendal, Cumbria LA9 5AL England

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