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Glen Maie, Isle of Man

Artist: Goodman, Mary Anne

Description: “Glen Maye…is a spot where the contemplative recluse, whose passion is to dwell alone with and worship nature, might well fancy himself in heaven.” (William Bennet, Sketches of the Isle of Man, 1829, M 02608)

A watercolour sketch from the old family sketch book of Sir Arnold Wilson, the elder son of Canon J.M. Wilson. The artist was Mrs Mary Anne Goodman, an aunt of Canon Wilson, on his mother's side. Her maiden name was Pears. The sketches were made round about 1835, when Sir Arnold's grandfather, the Reverend Edward Wilson, was Principle of King William's College.

Measurements: 18cm x 26cm

Materials: pencil on paper

Object name: drawing

Collection: Art Collection

ID number: 1954-3161/11

Subject tags : #sketchbooktoursiom


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