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View of Bristol Cathedral

Photo credit: Bristol Museums, Galleries & Archives

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William James Müller had returned to Bristol in February 1835 after a seven-month sketching tour on the Continent with fellow Bristol artist, George Arthur Fripp. In this painting, he almost seems to set his native city in the clear light and still waters of the Venetian Lagoon. The view is taken from the south bank of the Floating Harbour looking across Canon's Marsh. The truncated west end of the cathedral is clearly seen; its nave was not built until later in the nineteenth century.

Bristol Museum & Art Gallery

Bristol


Date

1835

Medium

oil on canvas

Measurements

H 75.2 x W 135.6 cm

Accession number

K554

Acquisition method

purchased, 1919

Work type

Painting


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