Cader Idris, North Wales

‘Cader Idris, North Wales’, by Herbert Hughes-Stanton (1870-1937), c.1918. This oil on canvas landscape depicts dry-stone walled fields in the foreground with one stand-alone figure. The lower-lying ground is shown to be wooded, with the rising ground covered in heathers. The background is dominated by mountains, shadowed by clouds.

Hughes-Stanton was a British watercolourist and landscape painter. He was a member of the Royal Academy and was made a knight of the realm in 1923. His work has been exhibited in major world galleries, including the Tate.

Object Summary

Accession Loan No.
81/1918
Category
Fine Art
Collection Class
Paintings
Medium
oil on canvas
Common Name
Cader Idris, North Wales
Simple Name
painting
Inscription Transcription
Hughes-Stanton 1918
Period Classification
Edwardian (1901-1914); World War I (1914-1918)
Production Town

Production Country
United Kingdom: England
Production Date
1918
Production Person Initials
Herbert
Production Person Surname
Hughes-Stanton
Production Year Low

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Cader Idris, North Wales