Water's Meet, East Lynn Valley, Devon

Water's Meet, East Lynn Valley, Devon



William Callow, R.W.S. (1812-1908)
Water's Meet, East Lynn Valley, Devon

Signed and inscribed lower left: Waters meet V[alley] of the East/Lynn/Sept 10th/Wm Callow
Watercolour over pencil
22.4 by 36.1 cm., 8 ¾ by 14 in.

The East Lynn valley, lies in Exmoor with its fast flowing river weaving through the valley and ending at Lynmouth. The artist spent part of his summer of 1847 exploring and recording the landscape of North Devon, and especially around the East Lynn Valley and Lynmouth. Cat. no.51 is dated September 10th and another formerly with Guy Peppiatt was drawn on August 27th. He exhibited three watercolours of Lynmouth and nearby Ilfracombe at the Old Watercolour Society's annual exhibition, the following year.