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thomas hosmer shepherd 1792 1864a view of edinburgh city center and castle from calton hill with dugald stewart monument in the foreground
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SA513821

Thomas Hosmer Shepherd, 1792 - 1864 A View of Edinburgh City Center and Castle from Calton Hill with Dugald Stewart Monument in the foreground

Price

£2,000 | $2,663 USD | €2,266 EUR
Item Number: SA513821
Date of manufacture: 19th Century
Current Status: in stock
Seller: Artware Fineart (on Sellingantiques since 22 September 2008)

Description

Thomas Hosmer Shepherd, 1792 - 1864
A View of Edinburgh City Center and Castle from Calton Hill with Dugald Stewart Monument in the foreground
Edinburgh City Center & Castle from Calton Hill
pencil and watercolour
54 x 82 cm. (22 x 32 in.)
This landscape shows a view of Edinburgh City centre and Castle beyond , looking down Princes St to St Mary’s Cathedral. The Dugald Stewart Monument in the foreground is modelled on Tower of the Winds in Athens, Greece by Lysicrates. One of the key structures on Calton Hill that help earn Edinburgh the sobriquet ‘Athens of the North’. The monument is a memorial to the Scottish philosopher Dugald Stewart (1753–1828). It is situated on Calton Hill overlooking Edinburgh city centre and was completed in 1831.
Dugald Stewart was a professor at the University of Edinburgh, holding the chair of moral philosophy from 1786 until his death. The Royal Society of Edinburgh commissioned the monument and selected its site in 1830. The monument  ...show more description

Declaration

This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as 19th Century.

Dimensions

Height = 82 cm (32")
Width = 54 cm (21")
Depth = 1 cm (1")

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