John White Abbott (1763-1851)

View in Fordland Forest

Ink and watercolour over pencil 10 3/4 x 7 in ( 27.3 x 17.8 cm) Signed and dated July 1st 1835 Provenance: Bostock Trust

This is as classic view of the trees in the Fordland Estate , by John White Abbott. The forest at Fordland, near Exeter was a special place for Abbott. He found tranquillity and solitude there having inherited it ten years earlier in 1825. The picture is in very fine condition. Framed and conserved to a high standard. Price £1,200 John Spink

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