Kilchurn Castle

1866
Thomas Miles Richardson, Jr. (English, 1813–1890)


Dimensions

Sheet: 16.7 x 27.0 cm (6 9/16 x 10 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

44.789

Medium or Technique

Watercolor on paper

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

Foreground rocks brown and gray with touches of yellow, green, and pink; castle pale brown with yellow lights, among blue-green trees, reflected in bright blue lake; blue hills in the distance; pale blue sky with warm-tinted clouds. Kilchurn Castle is on Loch Awe, Scotland, and dates from 1440. It was formerly held by the Campbells.

Inscription

LL in wash: T.M. Richardson 1866

Signed

Lower left: T.M. Richardson 1866

Provenance

Coll.: Charles Franklin Shimmin, Boston; Gift of Mrs. James Howard Means to MFA; November 9, 1944

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. James Howard Means