Bears inscription beneath mount ...[?]tue of Pan

Bears inscription verso Wm. Cozens / Beauty
Oil on paper
25 x 20cm



Collection of Cyril & Shirley Fry



A watercolour by Woodforde of a similar subject can be found in the collection of the Victoria & Albert Museum, London (Acc. No. FA.555, Pan Teaching Apollo to Play the Pipes). A similar depiction by the artist of a classical subject, rendered in oils on paper, can be found at Stourhead (Virgil reading the Aeneid to Augustus and the fainting Octavia). An album of 84 drawings by Woodforde, in the collection of the Huntington Museum & Library, Texas (Obj. No. 67.24), also contains numerous classical scenes comparable to the present work



SAMUEL WOODFORDE, R.A. (1763-1817)


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