Abingdon. Keeley Halswelle ARSA, RI 1832-1891. Oil on canvas; signed and dated 1887. Labelled with title and lender's name (Baker). “Abingdon is near Oxford on the River Thames, which there winds through a flat flood plain, feeding marshes and pools. Halswelle, who loved to paint water generally and the Thames in particular, here caught the tranquility of the valley on a summer's day, the cloud-dappled sky over still waters scattered with lily pads.” — Maas Gallery.

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