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The Port of Newton, Glamorgan

DEVIS, Anthony (1729 - 1816)

The Port of Newton, Glamorgan

Date: 1768

Media: oil on board

Size: 34.9 x 58.4 cm

Acquired: 1936; Purchase

Accession Number: NMW A 425

Two men are using a wooden box trap to catch rabbits in the sand dunes near the once flourishing port of Newton, Glamorganshire. Born at Preston, the step-brother of the portraitist Arthur Devis, the artist worked as a topographical painter, primarily in watercolour.

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