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Joseph Michael Gandy (1771 - 1843)

The Mount of Congregation

1818

Oil on canvas

Height: 148.6cm
Width: 179.7cm

Museum number: XP22

Curatorial note

This painting is a composition inspired by Milton's Paradise Lost. It was exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1818, No.936.

Provenance help-art-provenance

By descent through the Gandy family. Presented to the Museum by the late Dr and Mrs Maurice Saxton in 1979.

Literature

Brian Lukacher, Joseph Gandy An Architectural Visionary in Georgian England, Thames and Hudson, 2006, pp.116-119, fig.128

Exhibition history

Royal Academy of Arts, London, 1818



Presented by Mr and Mrs Maurice Saxton, 1979


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