William Westall, A.R.A. (1781-1851)

New Bailey Bridge, Manchester

William Westall, A.R.A.

SOLD

Watercolour over pencil heightened with white

9 x 14.2 cm; 3 1/2 x 5 5/8 inches

Engraved

by John Roffe, published in Charles Tilt’s Great Britain Illustrated, 1830 (A copy of the print accompanies this watercolour)

Provenance

Andrew Wyld, November 1973

After the artist’s return from Captain Flinders’ expedition to Australia in 1804 and further travels in the West Indies he worked as a topographical artist in England.

There are currently ambitious plans for the redevelopment of this area between Manchester and Salford.