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Caernarvon Castle

TOWNE, Charles (1763 - 1840/2)

Caernarvon Castle

Media: oil on canvas

Size: 28.5 x 38.7 cm

Acquired: 1947; Purchase

Accession Number: NMW A 480

A sporting, animal and landscape painter, Towne worked for most of his life in Liverpool where he was a founder member and Vice President of the Liverpool Academy. The homely peasant figures and meticulous detail recall seventeenth-century Dutch landscapes on which the artist based his style.

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