The Bard by John Martin Limited Edition 50x70 poster

Bard by John Martin Limited Edition 50x70 poster

Product code: 210000001859
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Bard by John Martin Limited Edition 50x70 poster
The Bard by John Martin Limited Edition 50x70 poster. Original painting is held at Laing Art Gallery. TWCMS: C6976. The painting, illustrates Thomas Grays poem of the same title. This describes the story of the destruction of the Welsh bards by Edward I in the 13th century. The last surviving Welsh bard is shown cursing the English troops below, before plunging to his death. The enormous army is dwarfed by the awe-inspiring scale of the mountains. This was a feature of the Sublime landscape style of this period. The castle was based on illustrations of Harlech in Wales, but the landscape was probably based on images of the Alps.
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Brand Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums
Code 210000001859
Condition New
Weight 0.2kg
Venue Laing Art Gallery
catagory Art poster
Size 50cm x 70cm
Colour Colour
Artist Martin, John
Material Paper
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