Cottages at Otterton, Devon

A pen and ink drawing done by F.J. Widgery. These were his forte, and he is regarded highly by historians as being a master of this particular skill. Widgery is well-known throughout Devon for his extraordinary sketch collection - consisting of 500-600 works - which he bestowed upon the Royal Albert Memorial Museum in the occasion of his death. These pencil and crayon sketches were done for study as well as for leisure. They range to anything from the Devonshire landscape to studies of light and shadow as well as sketches of a variety of animals.

Object Summary

Accession Loan No.
67/1931/184
Category
Fine Art
Collection Class
Drawings
Medium
pen and ink on cream paper
Common Name
Cottages at Otterton, Devon
Simple Name
drawing
Inscription Transcription
Cottages at Otterton Devon June 16/17; RAM FJW
Period Classification
World War I (1914-1918)
Production Town
Exeter
Production County
Devon
Production Country
United Kingdom: England
Production Date
16/06/1917
Production Person Initials
Frederick John
Production Person Surname
Widgery
Production Year Low

Production Year High


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Cottages at Otterton, Devon