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Namur, Belgium

Namur, Belgium

Description / Expertise: Namur is situated at the confluence of the rivers Meuse and Sambre. Callow’s view shows the high walls of the Citadel on the left bank of the Meuse, looking towards the arched Pont de Jambes.

Callow settled in Paris in 1829, and there his reputation as a watercolour painter flourished. Between 1835 and 1840 Callow travelled around France, Germany and Switzerland gathering a wealth of subject-matter for later finished watercolours, and keeping detailed diaries of his visits.
Medium / Signed: Pencil and watercolour
49.00cm wide   33.00cm high (19.29 inches wide  12.99 inches high)
Exhibition History Fine Art Society, June 1950 (no.5474); Martyn Gregory, An exhibition of Early English Watercolours and Drawings, catalogue 45, 1986, no.20
Stock code: VE177

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