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The Eiger, near Mürren

Photo credit: Royal Academy of Music

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The mountain appears as a tall snow-covered peak with smaller peaks in the distance on the right, and rocky outcrops with green grass. The artist, conductor Sir Henry J. Wood (1869–1944) has noted on the verso 'The Eiger from my hotel in Murren'.

Royal Academy of Music



The Eiger, near Mürren




oil on canvas


H 60 x W 44.5 cm

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Acquisition method

presented by Lady Jessie Wood, 1971

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Inscription description

HJW; and signed and dated (verso). On the rear of the canvas, around the stretcher, in ink: 'The Eiger from Murren, July 28th 1931. Oil painting Sir Henry J. Wood'. With a small torn label numbered 27 on the rear, in ink: 'The Eiger from my Hotel, Murren, Painted by Henry J. Wood'


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